david bithell
experimental music theater

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  • April 15, 2011 - David Bithell @ Unruly Music - A Theater of Sound: An Evening of Intermedia and Experimental Music Theater - Vogel Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Friday (8:00pm) - Milwaukee, WI
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  • January 21, 2011 - performance of YesNo at the Sonic Diasporas Alumni Festival - Conrad Prebys Music Center Theater, University of California, San Diego - Friday (8:00pm) - La Jolla, CA
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  • September 24-26, 2010 - New York premiere of encapsulating as a part of the White Wave / DUMBO Dance Festival - John Ryan Theater - Saturday (6pm) and Sunday (4pm) - Brooklyn, NY
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  • September 23, 2010 - Lecture/Demonstration of my intermedia work along with discussions of ongoing collaborations with Ellie Leonhardt - Brooklyn College / Performance and Interactive Media Arts (PIMA) Program - Brooklyn, NY
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  • September 18, 2010 - premiere of "Caught.Catching" with Ellie Leonhardt on the Dance New Amsterdam Works In Progress Showing - Dance New Amsterdam - New York, NY

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  • May 22, 2010 - encapsulating - Armstrong/Bergeron "Evening of Dance" - Dougherty Arts Center - Austin, TX
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  • April 30, 2010 - Hithering and YesNo - Presented by Other Music - Fort Worth Community Arts Center - Fort Worth, TX
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  • April 9, 2010 - Hithering - Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference - St. Cloud, MN

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  • March 24, 2010 - Works by David Bithell (Hithering and YesNo), Christina Rusnak, and Sarah Summar - Dallas Contemporary - Dallas, TX
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  • March 11 and 13, 2010 - Out of the Loop Festival - Addison Watertower Theater - Thursday (7:30pm) + Saturday (5pm) - Addison, TX

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  • March 1-6, 2010 - Liminal Surface - residency and premiere of "Paraquay" commissioned by the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology - 12th Annual Symposium on Arts and Technology - Connecticut College - New London, CT

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  • February 22, 2010 - encapsulating and YesNo - Centerpieces Concert - Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater - Denton, TX
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  • February 19, 2010 - A Theater of Sound: Intermedia Performances by David Bithell - Dallas Museum of Art "Late Night" (7-8:30pm open lab / 9pm performance) - Dallas, TX

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  • September 25-26, 2009 - Whistle from Above - Pixilerations Festival - Hunter/Gatherer - Providence, RI
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  • August 27-28, 2009 - I have helped to organize the iARTA:LEAP Symposium at University of North Texas Guests to include Mark Tribe (Brown), Chris Csikszentmihályi (MIT), Stephen Boyd Davis (Lansdown Center, UK), Dick Rijken (STEIM, Amsterdam), and Alain Depocas (Daniel Langois Foundation, Montreal) - Gateway Center - Denton, TX

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  • August 9, 2009 - world premiere of temporary structures - sfSoundGroup - ODC Commons - San Francisco, CA
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  • April 12, 2009 - A concert of new music and intermedia presented in collaboration with Chris Burns and Alan Tormey - Grinnell College - Grinnell, IO
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  • April 9, 2009 - inner sOUndscapes - A concert of new music and intermedia presented in collaboration with Chris Burns - University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK
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  • February 23, 2009 - the traveler - interactive sound sculpture - Centerpieces Concert - University of North Texas - Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater - Denton, TX
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  • February 20, 2009 - Table Setting - A new version premiered at the 2009 SPARK Festival of Electronic Music and Art in collaboration with Ali Momeni - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
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  • February 17-21, 2009 - the traveler - interactive sound sculpture premiered at the 2009 SPARK Festival of Electronic Music and Art - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
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  • November 16, 2008 - Whistle from Above - Festival of New American Music - Hunter/Gatherer - Sacramento State University - Sacramento, CA
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  • November 11, 2008 - Taught Seminar on Experimental Music Theater - New Music and Media - Hanyang University - Seoul, South Korea

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  • November 10, 2008 - Whistle from Above - Hunter/Gatherer - South Pasadena Music - Pasadena, CA
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  • October 19, 2008 - Whistle from Above - SUNY Stony Brook - Hunter/Gatherer - Stony Brook, NY
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  • 10.13.08 - 10.15.08  Physical Computing for Music Theater - Workshop taught by David Bithell and Ali Momeni - HISK/KASK Workshops - Vooruit Art Center - Ghent, Belgium - (tutorials can be found here)
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  • 9.3.08  the eye (unblinking) - San Francisco Electronic Music Festival - sfSoundGroup - Project Artuad Theater - San Francisco, CA
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  • 8.15.08  A proposal that I developed for a new research cluster at the University of North Texas, the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA), has been approved for funding.  Among immediate goals will be to hire new faculty members to strengthen the interdisciplinary arts and technology at UNT.

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  • 6.8.08  sfSoundSeries presents John Butcher + the Music of Cage, Saariaho, and Ruviaro - sfSoundGroup - ODC Theater - San Francisco, CA
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