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don’t call me mcneill.

premiered February 2013
Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn
Additional Presentations: Rebound Dance Festival (CT), Dixon Place WIP (NY)

don’t call me mcneill. probes the link between cultural identity and surnames. It addresses the phonetic alphabets and pronunciation formulas people invent for themselves and how those well-rehearsed routines are unconsciously handed down from generation to generation across the ethnicity spectrum. Flanked in metallic finery and toting mobile amplification devices, the cast is accompanied by acclaimed electronic musician and dj, The Polish Ambassador. 

choreography + text by Amanda Szeglowski in collaboration with the Company
performed by Elle Chyun, Amy Moore, Jeso O’Neill and Amanda Szeglowski
sound design by Jeso O'Neill + Trevor Martin with music by The Polish Ambassador
costumes by Elle Chyun

running time 20 minutes

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don't call me mcneill. 

Premiered February 2013  Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn
Additional Presentations: Rebound Dance Festival (CT), Dixon Place WIP (NY)

don’t call me mcneill. probes the link between cultural identity and surnames. It  addresses the phonetic alphabets and pronunciation formulas people invent for  themselves and how those well-rehearsed routines are unconsciously handed down  from generation to generation across the ethnicity spectrum. Flanked in metallic finery  and toting mobile amplification devices, the cast is accompanied by acclaimed electronic  musician and dj, The Polish Ambassador.  

choreography + text by 
Amanda Szeglowski in collaboration with the Company 

performed by 
Elle Chyun, Amy Moore, Jeso O’Neill and Amanda Szeglowski 

sound design by 
Jeso O'Neill + Trevor Martin with music by The Polish Ambassador 

costumes by Elle Chyun 

running time 20 minutes