Periapsis Music and Dance presents The Portrait Project, a series of six new works for one dancer and one musician sharing the stage, premiered February 18-19, 2016, at GK ArtsCenter.
Each work was created by a different guest choreographer in collaboration with a composer. Choreographers were Joshua Beamish, Seán Curran, Miro Magloire, Helen Simoneau, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, and Manuel Vignoulle. Composers were Richard Carrick, Shawn Jaeger, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and artistic director Jonathan Howard Katz.
Music for three of the Portraits was commissioned by the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation.