Donofrio Dance Company’s purpose is to expose and explore, the absurdity, darkness, as well as the greatness of our universe and how it relates to us physically. DDC's work brings a distinct and unique approach to movement and has gained notice for it’s precise quality and dark nature. Artistic Director, Taylor Donofrio takes a research approach to her choreography, using the dancer’s experiences and recall of experience to find reflection in their physicality.
CAPTURE - 2016
CAPTURE is a study of how we identify ourselves within a technological age and how our online personas effect the understanding of who we really are. CAPTURE, premiered in 2014 under the mentorship of Doug Varone and Dancers at the 92nd St Y in NYC and has been performed in various short forms around NYC since.
CAPTURE, an evening length dance experience, will premiere this January 2016 at FLICfest 2016.
RAM - 2013
RAM explores how what we remember and what we think we remember can help us gain a deeper understanding about who we are. Through mobile projectors, film collaboration, and original music; RAM reveals the most precious and mysterious root to our identities, our memories.
RAM Premiered at Center For Performance Research (CPR) Brooklyn,NY October 2013 *RAM was created with support from Not An Original Theater Company, and the Dragon's Egg Studio (www.dragonseggstudio.org) in Mystic, CT.
IN DARK CORNERS - 2012
In Dark Corners, a work for three dancers investigates our experience living with our own dark places inside us. Mystery encompasses the work as the dancers are perpetually conflicted and searching for connection.
In Dark Corners premiered at the Dumbo Dance Festival 2012, in Brooklyn, NY and has been presented at Triskelion Arts and Manhattanville College.