chuthis. Works

 
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Paper Cuts In An Empty Bag (40 minutes)

Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
Premiere | November 2106 — Las Vegas – Clark County Library District
Original Cast | Jenni Gordon, Haley Heckethorn, Krystal Matsuyama, Jillian Meyers
Composer/Music Producer | Jean-François (Djeff) Houle
Sampled music | Creek Lullaby (Margaret), Shortin’ Bread (Ora Dell Graham), Sea Lion Woman (Christine & Katherine Shipp), Piano Improvisation (Jan Schouten), You Send Me (Aretha Franklin — written by Sam Cooke)
Lighting | Eric Chad

Produced by chuthis. in partnership with Las Vegas – Clark County Library District.

 

 
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Forming In* (11 minutes)

Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
chuthis. Premiere | November 2106 — Las Vegas – Clark County Library District
Original Cast | Jenni Gordon, Haley Heckethorn, Krystal Matsuyama, Jillian Meyers
Composer/Music Producer | Djeff Houle, Ólafur Arnalds
Music Samples | Verses (Ólafur Arnalds, Alice Sara Ott)
Lighting | Eric Chad

*Forming In was initially choreographed for Brigham Young University.

 

 
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Two Yous* (16 minutes)

Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
chuthis. Premiere | November 2106 — Las Vegas – Clark County Library District
Original Cast | Jenni Gordon, Jillian Meyers
Composer/Music Producer | Jean-François (Djeff) Houle
Lighting | Eric Chad

*Two Yous was initially choreographed for New Dialect.

 

 
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Face Her (8 minutes 30 seconds)


Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
Avant-premiere | March 2015 — Las Vegas – Clark County Library District
Premiere | June 2015 — Festival International DansEncore, Québec, Canada
Original Cast | Jenni Gordon
Sound Designer | Djeff Houle
Additional music | Ólafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm
Lighting & Projection Designer | Eric Chad

Produced by chuthis. Creation sponsored by Las Vegas – Clark County Library District.

 

 
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Smile Masking (45 minutes)

Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
Avant-premiere | March 2015— Las Vegas – Clark County Library District
Premiere | June 2015 — Festival International DansEncore, Québec, Canada
Original Cast | Peter Chu (accompanied by Jenni Gordon)
Composer | Djeff Houle
Additional music | Fred Hamm, Dave Bennett, Bert Lown, Chauncey Grey, Jerry Jeff Walker, Ern Westmore, Ólafur Arnalds
Lighting & Projection Designer | Eric Chad
Costume Design & Construction | Linda Chow

Produced by chuthis. Creation sponsored by Las Vegas – Clark County Library District and The Cultch, Vanouver, BC.

 

 
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Nothing Sticks (90 minutes with intermission)


Choreographed & Directed by | Peter Chu
Premiere | 2011 — Roseland Ballroom, New York City
Original Cast | Jenni Gordon, Jill Chu, Pam Chu, Peter Chu, Stephen Hernandez, Jillian Meyers, Rebecca Niziol, Matthew Peacock
Re-work | November 2014 — West Las Vegas Library Theatre, Las Vegas
Cast | Jenni Gordon, Pam Chu, Peter Chu, Savannah Harrison, Jillian Meyers, Matthew Peacock
Composer | Jean-François (Djeff) Houle
Additional music | Fabian Andre, Wilbur Schwandt, Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson, Ernest Breuer, Ole Olsen, Chick Johnson, Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, Diane Dowda
Lighting Designer | Erika Courtney
LED Lighting System Designer | Steel Wallis
Projection Designers | Andrew Atienza, Jeff Tidwell
Set Designers | Steve Huntsman, Derek Mack
Costume Designer & Construction | Linda Chow

Produced by chuthis. with generous support from:

| 2011 & 2012 |
Digital Theatre LLC, Capezio A.C.E. Awards, Break The Floor Productions, Signature Productions, Tuacahn Performing Arts, Bunker Dance Center, Dances for a Small Stage and several private donors.

| 2014 |
Digital Theatre LLC, Bunker Dance Center and several private donors.

 

For further details about any of these works, please contact us to access our electronic press kit.