waist deep (Premier), UMass Faculty Concert Bowker Auditoriium. December 4,5.
Breed (NYC Premier). HATCH Festival Jennifer Muller Studios. November 21.
Breed (Premier) as a part of Flux ChoreoLab, In partnership with Pioneer Valley Ballet, Flux took three unique dance works by three very different local dancemakers on tour throughout the Pioneer Valley. Performances are held in non-traditional spaces and challenge both maker and viewer to consider the impact of space, time, and the unexpected. July 16-19. https://www.facebook.com/events/965615646822805/
Leslie performs in: Tarry Four, Four nationally renowned local choreographers will present an evening of new dances featuring performances from some of the most illustrious professional dancers in the region. Paul Matteson, Aretha Aoki, Jim Coleman and Terese Freeman. Paul Matteson, a Bessie award winner and recipient of this year’s prestigious Massachusetts Cultural Council Choreography Fellowship, will premiere slow slip down. With live music by Ian Stahl and Ben Muller, this septet explores “now time” connection, sparse melody, and the sensual edge of mutually recognized touch. May 21-23. http://paradisecitypress.org/2015/05/p-e-gallery-host-tarry-four-evening-new-dances/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1561186864144669/
Breed, in process showing. UMass Amherst Totman Gym. April 29.
Leslie performs in: Paul Matteson’s work in the Movement Research Festival, NYC at Triskelion Arts alongside powerful artists, Jennifer Nugent, Deborah Goffe, Angie Hauser, Candice Salyers, jennifer Pollins and Katie Martin. May 15. http://www.triskelionarts.org/movement-research-festival-spring-2015-legibleillegible
Leslie performs in: Amherst College Spring Festival. Premier of Slow Slip Down - a new work by Paul Matteson
BODY | HOUSE performed in the Five College Faculty Concert at Smith College. The evening included work by fellow UMass faculty, Tom Vacanti, Hampshire Dance Professor, Deborah Goffe, Bill T Jones, (performed by Amherst/Mt. Holyoke Dance Professor, Paul Matteson and Jennifer Nugent), Guest Artists: Kinsun Chan (Canada) and Delfos Danza (Mexico).
BODY | HOUSE (Premier) UMass Faculty Concert evening titled; Environs, Bowker Auditorium UMass. December.
Leslie collaborates/performs In(Re)Birth, an evening length work conceived by Hampshire Dance Professor, Deborah Goffe. Hampshire College Friends and Family weekend. October.
re- Dream With Me presented at Amherst College’s Faculty Concert at Kirby Theatre. Additional performers include; Wendy Woodson, Paul Matteson, Jennifer Nugent. September.
re- Dream With Me at Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Brattleboro, VT. Gala performance at Keene State College. July.
re- Dream With Me at The CURRENT SESSIONS, New York City- The CURRENT SESSIONS is a performing arts organization that develops and presents the work of emerging artists. Through the production of curated performances, residencies, artist-led laboratory sessions, and open discussions, the CURRENT SESSIONS acts as a center for creative research on contemporary dance and performance art. March. http://thecurrentsessions.blogspot.com/2014/02/choreographer-spotlight-7-leslie-frye.html
re- Dream With Me at HATCH Presenting Series, New York City (NYC Premier). http://hatchpresentingseries.org/2013/11/21/meet-the-choreographers-leslie-frye-maietta/
National Artist Teacher Fellowship- Leslie is proud to be 1 of 14 teaching artists from around the country for this years award. NATF is formerly the Surdna Grant. http://natf-arts.org