Dance for Camera
Beings of Light
Filmed during aerial dance rehearsals to document the 25 choreographies comprising the finale of the ONE Show. www.theoneshow.com We utilized NOITIOM neuron perception suits to document the phrases and combinations and then edited them for future use. Performance was filmed in Pudong, Shanghai. Cinematographer: Sacha Ghalili Director& Choreographer: Aly Rose Dancers: Guzhavin Vitaly, Minina Yulia, Wu Canxi Edited by : Aly Rose , Yu Jiani
A son is brought to a monastery by his parents and left there. He struggles to become a monk and on his journey inward finds protection and solace in 3 imagined immortals. This dance for camera is depicted through five sections: root, heart, will, mind and body. Written and directed by Aly Rose, MONK was shot at two different monasteries in China with actual monks.
The Leaving Room
While sitting comfortably in her living room, feet propped up on the coffee table, Star receives quite the shock. What ensues is a journey inward, accompanied by the faces and facets of her ego. Written and directed by Aly Rose, this story is stylistically kitsch and told through dance for camera in five acts.
Through Wang Lung's Eyes 王龙的世界
Inspired by the Chinese character of Wang Lung in Pearl S. Buck's novel, The Good Earth. Here Wang Lung is torn between his duties in an agrarian feudal society and his desire for Lotus, the foot bound prostitute who was unlike his wife, O-Lan. The Good Earth was first published in 1931 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1932 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. This raw dance for camera was filmed and edited by Bai Yu in 2004 in Beijing.