RESIDENCIES @ THE WATERMILL CENTER
"The Watermill Center is a laboratory of inspiration and performance, founded by theater and visual artist Robert Wilson, which provides a unique environment for a global community of emerging and established artists and thinkers to gather and explore new ideas together.
For more than 20 years, the principal activity of The Watermill Center has been the International Summer Program led by Artistic Director, Robert Wilson. Each summer approximately 60 - 100 artists from over 30 nations gather at Watermill for 5 weeks of intense creative exploration and artistic development. The Summer Program provides a unique opportunity for emerging artists to learn from established professionals in a laboratory environment." - watermillcenter.org
Brian has participated as a resident artist in The Watermill Center's International Summer Program in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. While there, Brian has worked with artists such as Robert Wilson (US), Dimitris Papaioannou (GR), Trina Merry (US), Lisa Lozano (US), Tereza Kopecka (CZ), Sung-ah Han (FR), Tilman Hecker (DE), Radamés “Juni” Figueroa (PR), Walter Hanna (AU), Carlos Soto (US), Maria Nafpliotou (GR), Pavlina Andriopoulou (GR), Marianna Kavallieratos (GR), and Alexander Schulan (US).
While there, he has created multiple performance works, taken part in several performance and movement workshops, taught a classes in Augusto Boal's "Columbian Hypnosis", Viewpoints, and in uninhibited movement.
Discussion of The Watermill Center's Education Programs with the Center's staff & Community Board members.
photo © Sarien Visser
Staging workshop of the opera La Traviata. Directed by Robert Wilson & Assistant Directed by Nicola Panzer.
Brian stood in for the role of the Doctor.
The staging of the first act was presented to the public during "Discover Watermill Day" at The Watermill Center. August 11, 2013.
The final production premiered on September 19, 2015 at the Linz State Theater / Musiktheater am Volksgarten, Linz, Austria.
photo © Sarien Visser.
A conversation on arts production and administration led by producer Elisabetta di Mambro, artistic director of CRT Milano, and long time collaborator of Robert Wilson.
photo © Nina Chalot
Table workshop focusing on researching & conceptualizing several of Samuel Beckett's short works. Workshop director Robert Wilson, producer Elisabetta di Mambro, curator Noah Khoshbin, dramaturg Jose Macian, and the Watermill Summer Participants.
Premiere date TBA.
photo © Lovis Ostenrik
Movement workshop led by Dimitris Papaioannou, with Eva Rantou, Pavlina Andriopoulou, Maria Nafpliotou, and Michalis Theophanous.
photo © Julian Mommert
Concept & Design workshop. Director Robert Wilson, Assistant Director Tilman Hecker, dramaturg Konrad Kuhn, costumer designer Carlos Soto, light designer Scott Bolman, scenic designer Stephanie Engeln.
photo © Nina Chalot
Concept, research, and design workshop for a production focused around the work of Bach, and the life of Martin Luther. Director Robert Wilson, Assistant Director Nicola Panzer, scenic designerAnnick Lavallée-Benny, dramaturg Konrad Kuhn, costumer designer Julia Von Leliwa.
photo © Kristian Kruuser
Staging workshop. Director Robert Wilson, Assistant Director Tilman Hecker, dramaturg Konrad Kuhn, costumer designer Carlos Soto, light designer Scott Bolman, scenic designer Stephanie Engeln.
Brian stood in for the role of Ahmal.
photo © Kristian Kruuser.