Two Huts (2011-12)
Highlight Reel, Seattle & NY, 2012 (7 1/2 min)
New York performances, March 2012, Part Two, 37'
Created at Juniata College, & further developed with Debra Wanner, Tom Cayler & Todd Jefferson Moore. Performed in Seattle at Open Flight Studio, & in Brooklyn, NY at Roulette. More on Two Huts.
Ruins Memories video (2010)
The Corduroy Prayer video (2009)
Three excerpts, 5'40"
Chase Scene video (1984)
Excerpt: Ladder Dance, 5'3"
"I am in love with the ladder piece. I watched it time and time again. So beautifully plotted and executed. A journey for the mind in movement medium." Mary Overlie, creator of Viewpoints
Performed worldwide at Danspace Project, NYC, Hallwalls in Buffalo, NY; Pyramid Art Center, Rochester, NY; University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana; American Center in Paris; Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales, and a UK/France tour at The Place in London; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; University of Warwick; Midland Group, Nottingham; Arts Centre, Hexham. More on Chase Scene.
Delicacy video (1996)
A collaboration by Skura & performers Lionel Popkin & John Dixon. Two naked men covered head-to-toe with wet paint -- primary yellow & primary blue -- have a brief encounter, & proceed on their diagonal paths, leaving colored pathways on the floor & green patterns on each other. Performed at Seattle's Freehold Theater. More on Delicacy.
Cranky Destroyers (1987)
First Movement video, 8'
Second Movement video,10'
Third Movement video 14'16"
Premiered at P.S. 122, NYC. Performed worldwide, including Lincoln Center, BAM Opera House, Pepsico Summerfare, Central Park Summerstage, Joyce Theater, NY; Intermedia Arts Center, Huntington, NY; Group Motion, PA; MoMing Arts Center, Chicago; Casa de Serralves, Porto & Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon in Portugal; Tanz '90 at Secession Theater, Vienna; Petofi Csarnok, Budapest; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; Bates College, ME; Bagley-Wright Theater, Seattle. Commissioned & performed by D-9 Dance Co. of Seattle, 1994-95. More on Cranky Destroyers.
Full-length video: 38"
Survey of Styles (1984-5)
Full-length video: 1 hour
Climbing the Waltz (1984)
Full-length video: 30"
Boy Meets Girl (1983)
Video Excerpt: Spam Island, 1'17"
Intentionally tacky 'commercial' rudely interrupting this performance-with-video. About traveling & the experiences, dreams, emotions, anxieties, & revelations that traveling elicits.
Performed at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; New Performance Gallery, San Francisco; Pyramid Art Center, Rochester, NY; Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY. More on Travelog.
Some Kind of Dance, Part One (1982), 16'
Quack Pianist (1979-84)
Roof, San Francisco Art Institute video 9'27"
Performed in NYC in various permutations at The Kitchen, WOW Festival, Ear Inn, Cunningham Studio, Club 57, Theater for the New City, NYU Guest Artist Series, Stonybrook College Experimental Theater Festival, 20 N Moore Studio, Charlemagne Palestine's Studio, and in many video adaptations by Terry Moyemont. More on Quack Pianist.