Open Performance at MR

•December 26, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Happy 2018 from Stone Depot!  On January 9th, I will be performing a new work in progress by Beau Hancock at Movement Research’s Open Performance Series.  We have been exploring the road less traveled… finding new pathways to our phrase material and through our bodies in the work, currently titled Blue Highways. The showing is informal, and begins at 7 pm at Eden’s Expressway (537 Broadway, 4th Fl , New York, NY 10012).



Showing on Thanksgiving Weekend!

•November 5, 2017 • Leave a Comment

I will be performing my work-in-progress solo Ordinary Ode at the HATCH Performance Series on the evening of November 25th at The Works Studio, 131 West 24th Street, 4th Floor.  Come celebrate Thanksgiving with me in NYC and give thanks for the ordinary, daily things that sustain our lives.  More info on the Hatch blog HERE


New solo by Tori Lawrence + Co.

•September 5, 2017 • Leave a Comment

This October, I am traveling to Chicago to perform Film No. 7, a new solo by Tori Lawrence+Co.  The work “responds to one of Yoko Ono’s film scores created in 1968. The performance is set in a room with many time worlds in it. It’s about disappearance. And not listening. The piece incorporates digital projection and a peculiar set that bridges many worlds together.  It looks at how a body can be marginalized… how limits can act as borders… and how borders can make dialogue between bodies disappear.”  The piece will be part of Marginalia:  An Evening of Performance, curated by KU professor James Moreno, at Links Hall.

Tori Lawrence

Spinning into Summer

•May 23, 2017 • Leave a Comment

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This June, I will be teaching and making a new work at the LAC/KU Dance’s Summer Ballet Intensive, before travelling for the rest of the summer to attend the Movement Intensive in Compositional Improvisation with the Architects and a MELT Workshop with Irene Dowd.  Other East Coast classes and workshops to be added soon!



The Wolf Returns to LAC

•February 24, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Peter and the Wolf will be back at the Lawrence Arts Center for the third year running, with public performances on March 31st and April 1st.  The show will feature many new cast members (including Peter himself) as well as sets by visual artist Neil Goss, costumes by Susan Rendall, music by the KU Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Raffaele Cipriano, and choreographer Eleanor Goudie-Averill as the Wolf.


Happy New Year from SDDL!

•December 30, 2016 • Leave a Comment


University Dance Company Premiere

•November 10, 2016 • Leave a Comment


My new piece, Untitled Dance for Eleven, has been a challenge and a joy to work on with the beautiful UDC dancers.   We will be joined live by the KU Percussion Ensemble, playing Steve Reich’s Music for Pieces of Wood.  The dance broadly relates to the physical and cultural landscape of KS, both in terms of being able to take up space and see far out onto the horizon, and also about feeling limited because of the cultural landscape.  Hope you can come out to the Lied Center and support KU Dance!  Tickets available HERE.