Doing Cake is a companion event featuring new choreography by Chris Schlichting and Kenna Cottman made for and in collaboration with Terrence and Nick, and an ensemble of local artists and performers. The evening will showcase work by Terrence, Nick, and Chris only available on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.
Chris Schlichting is a Minnesota-based choreographer and performer. He was named “Best Choreographer” in 2013 by City Pages for his work Matching Drapes, a collaboration with visual artist, Terrence Payne. His work has been presented by venues throughout Minnesota, including the Southern Theater, the Bryant Lake Bowl, the Red Eye Theater, and the Walker Art Center; in New York at Danspace Project, and as a frequent contributor to CATCH! performance series; at ODC in San Francisco, CA; and at Velocity in Seattle, WA. His work has been commissioned by the James Sewell Ballet Company and the Walker Art Center. Chris has also enjoyed collaborations with many esteemed Minneapolis colleagues, including Hijack, Justin Jones, Kristin Van Loon, and Morgan Thorson. By day Chris advises Architecture and Landscape Design Planning undergraduates in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota.