LEYNA MARIKA PAPACH

LEYNA MARIKA PAPACH

b. New York City

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

Premiere of dance work “Onnnagoto” in collaboration with Butoh dancer Bando Chikako, Urbanguild, Kyoto, 2014

Performance of “Glass Mouth 2:Tale of a lost heart…”,  Dance/Theater production directed by LMP, HERE Arts Center, 2014

Performance of duet for violin and cello with Alex Waterman/Downtown Ensemble, White Box, NY, Hudson Opera House, NY

Performance at the Queens Museum in collaboration with painter, Nitin Mukul, as part of “Queens International”, 2013

Performance in Clarinda Mac Low’s “40 Dancers” in collaboration with David Thomson, Danspace Project, 2013

Premiere of String Quartet “Once Upon a Time Over the Big Black Hill” and other works, The Stone, 2013

Performance of “GLASSMOUTH 1/The mother and I and I..” Dance/Theater production by LMP, HERE Arts Center, 2013

Performance of composition "What stays shall stay" at the InternationalHouse in Tokyo, Japan, ‘The Garden’ Kyoto, The Tank, Monkeytown, NYC, Galapagos Arts Space 2009

Music composition+light design for “Sack” by choreographer, Michel Kouakou. Dance Theater Workshop (2007), BRIC Studios, NYC, and Tunisia. Paris.

Music composition for theater production of “The Little Prince”, directed by Eric Ting.  Roundhouse Theater, Washington DC, 2007

Music composition and performance for Choreographer Karl Anderson's

Retrospectical at Joyce SoHo, 2007

Performance of “Apples And Hearts”, a Dance/Theater production by LMP, Muiderpoort Theater Amsterdam, Alfred Ve Dvore theater in Prague, 2004

Performance of  “…Time fore Test/Time for Rest…”  Dance/Theater production by LMP, Gasthuis, Amsterdam, Alfred Ve Dvore Theater, Prague 2004

 

AS VIOLINIST/ARRANGER

-Frequent solo violin performances of original compositions/interpretive work in venues such as BAM, The Stone, Le Poisson Rouge, Issue project room, Galapagos Arts Space and Zebulon amongst others.

-Collaborative/Interpretive performances with musicians such as Bang on a Can, Carla Bozulich, Nels Cline, JG.Thirwell, Zola Jesus, and Yoshiko Ohara (Bloody Panda), Matteah Baim, at events such as “Unlimited Festival” (Austria), The HAU (Berlin), Festival Alternativa (Prague), All Tomorrow’s Parties, Summer Stage at the Prospect Park Bandshell, River to River Festival, Composer’s series at the Whitney Museum and LEMUR festival at the venue 3 legged dog amongst many others.

-Studio work with JG Thirwell’s Monerexia(Tzadik), The Walkmen, 2011/String arrangements for Matteah Baim, Sondra Sun-Odeon and Christian Dautresme, 2013

-Frequent performances of North Indian Classical Music with vocalist Dada Tapan Baidya, United Nations, Firehouse Museum, Silent Barn, Chhandayang, NY, Sadarrang Music Centre and more

-Violinist of Geraldine Fibbers (Virgin Records)1998-2000

 

VIDEO/FILM

Performance of video piece “There is a Place” at the art space 21 Grand, Oakland, CA, 2010

Installation with performers “Café Rest”, AVA

Video pieces “Japan”, and "Flowers" shown at the Space 15, Los Angeles, and Monkeytown, NY

Video “Ise Hands” shown at International House, Tokyo, 2009

Video for choreographer Clarinda Mac Low's piece "Murder" Supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 2006.

Music composition for Documentary film “Will to Dance” Directed by Joshua Faudem, 2003

Music/Sound Design/Acting for Animation film “Pyramided” Directed by Marcello Tolledo, 2001

Video performance piece "There is a Place…" performed at Xibec Hall Kobe, Japan 2000

        

       GRANTS/RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS

HARP Residency, HERE Arts Center, NYC, 2011~13

Grant from the Japan/US friendship commission/NEA for a six-month fellowship in Japan, 2009

Research Grant from the Exploration Fund, Arts International to the Ivory Coast, 2003

Full Fellowship to attend DasArts, Masters of Theater, Netherlands, 2000~03

Two year grant for musical research in the Czech Republic from the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Music & Sound and Interdisciplinary Study, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, 2013

Masters of Dance/Theater Studies, Das Arts/Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam NL 2003

Certificate of dance studies, L’ecole Des Sables, Senegal/Germaine Acogny, 2002

Graduate Study of violin, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU), 98~00

Undergraduate degree, Violin Performance, Conservatory in the University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1994