ZOE | JUNIPER
2015 Guggenheim Fellow and 2013 Stranger Genius award winner zoe | juniper (zj) is a Seattlebased dance and visual arts team The Boston Globe describes as a “crazy dream you just can’t shake.” Cofounded by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey, the company creates stunning multidisciplinary dance performance and installation works. Over the past 13 years zj has been commissioned and presented nationally and internationally by Jacob’s Pillow, On the Boards, Dance Theater Workshop/NYLA, Bates Dance Festival, PICA, DiverseWorks, PS122, Spoleto Festival, Columbia College, PuSh Festival, Wesleyan University, American Realness, Pennsylvania Ballet, ICA Boston, Joyce Theater, DancePlace, Frye Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center, Trafo House, REDCAT, OzArts, SIFFx, Carolina Performing Arts, Fringe Arts Festival, CNDC Anger and others. Awards and residencies include The MacDowell Colony, Bellagio Rockefeller Foundation, Princess Grace Foundation, Mellon Foundation and MAPFund.
Kevin is working with Zoe since July 2017 stepping in as a Rehearsal director replacement for Kim Lusk. Since November 17 they both work on a new project for 2018, more to be announced.
Kevin met Richard in Lyon for the fisrt time during the restaging of 'One flat thing reproduced" from Billy Forsythe.
In 2014, Richard asked Kevin to guest for the Bayerische Staats Ballet and the year after, to join the creation of his trilogy base on Dante inferno purgatorio and paradisio for the Ruhrtriennale festival from 2015 to 2017.
Kevin met Sasha Waltz in 2005 while he is a dancer at the Lyon opera house during the creation within 7 other dancers of "FANTASIE".
In 2014, he was invited to be part of the production "Tannhauser" amongst her company.
In 2016, Kevin restage the piece "Fantasie" In NYC for the BARNARD/COLUMBIA university dance department.