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Habitat

During SUBICE’s 43 day voyage, I got to dance on sea ice 12 times. As the science mission concluded and the Healy headed south we left my dancing...
A mix of first year and milt-year ice. The floe’s primary topography is ridges that are formed dynamically as plates collide.

Ice Watching

My favorite place on the Healy is the bridge, where you can survey the every-changing panorama of sea ice. There’s a chair exactly like the...
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Silhouettes

I was rehearsing in the Healy’s hangar and decided to open the door to the helipad. Moving from inside to outside and back again, I was able to...
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Hangar Heaven

Finding adequate rehearsal space in NYC is tough. In March and April while preparing for Polar Vortex, my dancers and I rehearsed in seven different...
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Dancing in the Arctic

I’m aboard the Healy to conduct research—artistic, not scientific—for a choreography project entitled Ice Melt. While the science team will be...