Music: Scott Smallwood
Dance: Caitlin Trainor
Scott Smallwood was born in Dallas, Texas, and grew up at 10,000 feet in elevation in the Colorado Rockies. Currently based in New Jersey, his work ranges from sonic photographs, abstracted studio pieces, improvisations, and composed structures, encompassing real and abstracted sound textures based on a practice of listening, improvisation, and phonography. He performs regularly as a solo improvisor, as well as in groups, and his work has been released on Autumn Records, Deep Listening, Televaw, Simple Logic, Static Caravan, and Webbed Hand Records.
Caitlin Trainor, originally from Rhode Island, now dances, choreographs, and teaches in New York. She likes to knit, drink Campari, and do handstands, but not all at once. Caitlin has danced for the Metropolitan Opera, KDNY, and Tina Croll. She has also danced for and choreographically assisted Sean Curran and Sean Koplowitz. With her undergraduate degree in dance from Skidmore College and a M.F.A. in dance from Mills College, Caitlin presently teaches in the Barnard College/Columbia University dance department. She has also taught at the American College Dance Festival, Montclair State University, and Sarah Lawrence College. She has choreographed new work on the students of Providence College, Murray State University, and Kennesaw State University. In addition to her work in the dance community, Caitlin teaches yoga, pilates, and fitness through private practice in Westchester County and NYC.