A dark musical comedy that follows five friends through an outlandish inner-mountain adventure of demonic possession and gut-extracting contemporary dance.
Choreographed and Directed by Alyssa Martin with new music by Pony Nicole Herauf, hollow mountain is a whimsically gory thriller about navigating the inner rocky territory of our psyches and trying to stay afloat in a world of endings.
Residencies + Support:
• Banff Centre for Creativity - Supported by Canada Council for the Arts
• Walter Carsen Centre - Supported by National Ballet of Canada's CreativAction Open Space Programme
• Canadian Stage - Supported by RBC Emerging Artist Director in Residence
• Winchester Theatre - Supported by Toronto Dance Theatre & Toronto Arts Council
Premiered at Collective Space (Toronto, ON) in November 2019 (Self-Produced) and presented at Wildside Festival (Montreal, QC) at the Centaur Theatre in January 2020.
Choreography by Alyssa Martin
Original Music by Pony Nicole Herauf
Performers/Collaborators: Drew Berry, Brayden Cairns, Samantha Grist, Pony Nicole Herauf and Natasha Poon Woo
Lighting Design by Noah Feaver
Set by Katie Mooney
Technical Direction by David Bernstein
Costumes by Katie Mooney and Alyssa Martin
Outside Eyes: Ben Landsberg and Molly Reisman
Dora Mavor Moore Award Winner: Outstanding Production
Dora Mavor Moore Award Winner: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble
Dora Mavor Moore Nominee: Outstanding Original Choreography
Dora Mavor Moore Nominee: Outstanding Original Sound Composition
Video from Collective Space. Filmed November 2019 by Francesca Chudnoff.
Photos by Francesca Chudnoff