Collaboration in CostumE

Working with artists, choreographers and dancers to create costuming that achieves evocation and connection.

 

Photo courtesy of Brendan Fernandes

Photo courtesy of Brendan Fernandes

In Touch by Brendan Fernandes

Performance of In Touch at Seattle Art Museum for Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Summer 2015. Choreography and concept by Brendan Fernandes. Danced by Etienne Capko of Gansango Dance and costume by Anna Telcs in collaboration with Brendan Fernandes.  

 

Film courtesy of The Frye Art Museum

SHABAZZ Palaces

A short film presented by The Black Constellation Part twelve of thirteen of the Ode to Octavia Series presented initially during Moment Magnitude at The Frye Art Museum. Conceived, written and directed by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, costume by Anna Telcs, head dresses by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, score by Shabazz Palaces. Shot on location in the Methow Valley, Cascade Foothills and Carnation, Washington.

 
Photo by Andrew J.S.

Photo by Andrew J.S.

The WEltgeist

Movement choreographed and performed by Matt Drews. Music by Garek Jon Druss and costume by Anna Telcs.  The Weltgeist premiered at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, Washington, 2015. 

 
Photo by Steven Miller

Photo by Steven Miller

SAINT GENET

Saint Genet (formerly Implied Violence) is a company that creates large scale, innovative environmental installations, image-based opera, body-based performance and dance. The work has been presented at The Frye Art Museum, On the Boards, the Donau Festival, the Luminato Festival, and in any number of abandoned buildings, alleyways, and secret locations. 2008-2013 Costumes by Anna Telcs.

 
Photo by Rachel Green

Photo by Rachel Green

Earth + Ceremony 

Debuting for Northwest New Works at On The Boards (Seattle, 2017), I Want To Hear The Sea is a modern opera based on the life of Albert Camus' Sisyphus. Created by Rachel Green and Daniel Salo with dramaturgy, costuming and set design by Anna Telcs. "The opera 'I Want to Hear the Sea' seemed to stun the audience with its power and beauty." -Rich Smith, The Stranger. Read the full article here.

 
Photo courtesy of Samita Sinha

Photo courtesy of Samita Sinha

Cypher by Samita Sinha

Samita Sinha is a vocal artist and composer working at the intersection of music, sound, and performance. Her solo work Cipher appeared at The Kitchen, Wexner Center for the Arts, Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts, REDCAT, and Virginia Tech.