An extreme endurance blowout wherein a dancer and a drummer

blend fierce rock sensibilities with meticulous technique and

spiral into an intoxicated collapse.

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This work is currently available. Email deadbirdmovement@gmail.com to book a show.

To learn more about "Thrashoholic" see the official site.

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Performances:

2008:

- MassArt, Pozen Center (Boston, MA)

2009:

- West Street Market (Reno, NV)

- 21 Grand (Oakland, CA)

- eighteen-thirty (Los Angeles, CA)

- The Underground (Reno, NV)

- 85 South Hanford (Seattle, WA)

*part of Dead Bird Movement's

"Dead Bird Double Feature"

- K.D. Japon (Nagoya, Japan)

- Village (Kyoto, Japan)

- Organ's Melody (Yamaguchi, Japan)

- Cafe Flying Teapot (Tokyo, Japan)

- Artland (Tokyo, Japan)

Credits:

- Concept, Choreography, & Direction: Jessie

Smith

- Performer: Jessie Smith

- Music: Jeffrey Mitchell

- Lighting, Set, & Costume Design: Jessie Smith

- Photos: Tim Summers & Yahaira Cardoza

Reviews:

- "Jessie Smith is a tough young bird"

by Brendan Kiley of The Stranger

- "Dance company's double feature

stretches the mind, the ear"

by Michael Upchurch of The Seattle Times

- "Dead Bird's Boozy Japanese Vacation"

by Jeremy Barker of The SunBreak

Funded in part by:

- 4Culture, Individual Projects Grant

- Artist Trust, GAP Grant

- Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation