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Image Description: Em Papineau stands in the foreground of the image. Em is wearing a mesh black, elbow-length shirt under a black velvet ribbed dress. Em's hair is placed on top of Em's head with a coral-coloured hair clip. Em is looking to the right as Em's right arm is outstretched holding a fist, and Em's left arm is holding Em's chin. Photo by Kathryn Butler

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Image Description: Sofia Engelman stands in the foreground of the image. Sofia is wearing a black, long-sleeve turtle neck top. Sofia's dark brown hair is tied back. Sofia's hands are clasped together at sternum level and Sofia is mid-lip flutter. Sofia's focus is to the left of the image. Photo by Kathryn Butler

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Past

2024

Saturday, June 8

If so, was it good? (with Delaney McDonough + Lindsey Jennings)

Center for Performance Research

Brooklyn, NY

Friday, April 12 + Saturday, April 13

Sofia performs in work by David Appel

Green Space

Queens, NY

Saturday, March 9

If so, was it good? (with Lindsey Jennings)

shared bill alongside Angie Hauser & Chloe London and Jenna Riegel

School for Contemporary Dance & Thought

Northampton, MA

*Also, taught a community workshop and set work on 26 teen dancers of SCDT's Hatchery company.

Sunday, February 11

Em performs BEAR by Claudia-Lynn Rightmire and Simon Thomas-Train

Green Space

Queens, NY

2023

Tuesday, October 17th

till Death and a Day (in process)

Brooklyn Art Haus

Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, September 28th

till Death and a Day (in process) and

If so, was it good? (with Delaney McDonough + Lindsey Jennings)

Arts On Site

New York, NY

Thursday, July 27th and Friday, July 28th

GRIEF CAROUSEL // revival

Mobile Dance Film Festival

Gibney: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center (280 Broadway)

New York, NY

June 12th-25th

Monira Foundation Performance Residency

Mana Contemporary

Jersey City, NJ

Sunday, April 9th + Wednesday, April 12th

If so, was it good?

a new work w/ Delaney McDonough + Lindsey Jennings

?!:New Works! Festival (formerly The Exponential Festival)

The Brick Theater

Brooklyn, NY

January 26th-28th

GRIEF CAROUSEL // revival

Salem State University Dance Film Festival

Sophia Gordon Center for the Performing Arts and on Vimeo

Salem, MA and online

2022

Sunday, November 13th

Sofia speaking on 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering Panel

WeisAcres

New York, NY

October 31st-November 4th

Residency and Guest Teaching

College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, ME

Aug 21st - Sep 4th

Rootstock Residency

The Croft

Horton Bay, MI

Aug 14th-18th

Monira Foundation Performance Residency

Mana Contemporary

Jersey City, NJ

July 3rd - 9th

Sky Hill Farm Studio Residency

New Woodstock, NY

*Friday, July 8th class and open rehearsal 

Friday, June 17th

work in progress (performance)

BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance

Bronx, NY

Sunday, June 5th

work in progress (performance)

WaxWorks

Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, May 15th

work in progress (performance)

freeskewl OUTSIDE // Performance

Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, May 1st

work in progress (performance)

WestFest

New York, NY

Saturday, March 26th

work in progress (performance)

BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance

Bronx, NY

Friday, January 21st

Arts On Site Performance

alongside ChristinaNoel and The Creature

New York, NY

2021

Friday, October 22nd

GRIEF CAROUSEL (in-progress, collaboration with Albert Mathias)

MOtiVE Brooklyn Gala at The DUMBO Archway

Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, October 17th

GRIEF CAROUSEL (in-progress, collaboration with Albert Mathias)

plus works by Jasmine Hearn, Jessie Young, and Anh Vo

freeskewl OUTSIDE // Performance

Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, July 1 - Saturday, July 31

ORIGIN | SOURCE 

screendance and interview available for streaming via 

Proteo Media's Post/Future Festival

(Virtual)

Saturday, July 23

GRIEF CAROUSEL (early draft)

Festival of Us

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

2020

Saturday, December 19

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

On The House

freeskewl Teaching Artists Performance

(Virtual)

Tuesday, November 10

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Open Performance

Movement Research

(Virtual)

Wednesday, October 28

POP-UP Practice (class)

freeskewl

(Virtual)

Thursday, October 29

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Virtual International Arts Festival

Mark DeGarmo Dance Virtual Salon Performance Series 

(Virtual)

Saturday, September 5

Sweet Relish (screendance)

Queer Spectra

Salt Lake City, UT

*online due to COVID-19

Thursday, June 18

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival) (excerpt)

Dancing Queerly

OBERON

Cambridge, MA

*cancelled due to COVID-19

Sunday, May 31

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival) (excerpt)

DRESSED|UNDRESSED

The Floor on Atlantic

Brooklyn, NY

*cancelled due to COVID-19

Friday, March 27

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival) (excerpt)

Tufts University

Medford, MA

*cancelled due to COVID-19

Monday, March 16

Choreography Workshop (aMasSSIT Mentoring Lab)

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

*cancelled due to COVID-19

Friday + Saturday, February 28 + 29

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival)

SCDT Artists in Residence Performance

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought

Northampton, MA

**this performance is supported in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency

January 17, 18,  24 + 31

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival)

CATALYSTS Performances

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

2019

Thursday, December 26-Tuesday, December 31

Rehearsals, Workshops, and Showings at Winter Wonder Dance Festival

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

Saturday, November 9

INSTANT SAVIORS (how stars are made//revival) + a group score

FeedBackLoops (performances with Kathleen Hermesdorf and dancers)

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought

Northampton, MA

Saturday-Sunday, September 14-15

Ten Tiny Dances

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

Saturday, August 24

10Forward/The Root Cellar

Greenfield, MA

Friday, July 12

Preparations for Being Our Best Selves

DIVE!

Flywheel

Easthampton, MA

Friday + Saturday, June 28 + 29

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Dancing Queerly

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

Saturday, June 29

Dance Curious Class

(a sampler w/ Em + Sof plus hip hop, vogue, and ballet)

Dancing Queerly

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

Saturday, June 29

Dancing & Speaking Queerly: A Community Conversation

Dancing Queerly

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

​Sunday, June 23

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water) and Preparations for Being Our Best Selves

Festival of Us, You, We & Them

The Dance Complex

Cambridge, MA

Thursday + Saturday, April 25 + 27

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Providence Movement Festival

AS220

Providence, RI

Thursday-Saturday, April 11-13

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Senior Dance Concert

Smith College's Hallie Flanagan Theater

Northampton, MA

Saturday, April 6

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

HUT XXIII

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought

Northampton, MA

Saturday, April 6

Contemporary Lab (master class)

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought

Northampton, MA

​Saturday + Sunday, March 23 + 24

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

Women in Motion at EstroGenius Festival, curated by Katy Pyle

Kraine Theater

New York, NY

Friday, February 15

Preparations for Being Our Best Selves: an installation

SCDT Gala Fundraiser Celebration

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought/Studio 4

Northampton, MA

​Tuesday, January 8

INSTANT SAVIORS (just add water)

FRESH Festival: RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]

Project Artaud's Space 124

San Francisco, CA

2018

Thursday-Saturday, November 29-December 1

I Don't Know - It Does a duet choreographed by Michael Figueroa

All By Myself, an evening by Ruckus Dance

Arts at the Armory

Somerville, MA

Monday, October 8

Things That Are: for two

Movement Research at the Judson Church

New York, NY

Friday, June 8

Where the air is light and clear

National College Dance Festival

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Washington, DC

Sunday, March 18

Moving Target Portland (master class)

The Living Room

Portland, ME

Saturday, March 17

Where the air is light and clear

Artist-in-Residence Showing

The Living Room 

Portland, ME

Friday, March 16

Trash Hats

Kaleidoscope: An Evening of Performance 

The Living Room

Portland, ME

Friday, March 9

Where the air is light and clear and Trash Hats

Fresh Dance Fridays

Green Street Studios

Cambridge, MA

 

2024

Thursday, September 5 + Saturday, September 7

New short duet TBA!

DANCENOW at Joe's Pub

New York, NY

7pm

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