Sean Dorsey’s AT WATERS EDGE and PLACE/PORTAL screens at OMOVIES Film Festival in Naples, Italy!

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Naples, Italy and Online

AT WATER’S EDGE: Sean Dorsey Dance’s dance films, “AT WATER’S EDGE” and”PLACE/PORTAL” (choreographed/directed/edited by Sean Dorsey) is screening at the 2023 OMOVIES Film Festival in Naples, Italy.

Winding through rocky coves and dramatic ocean cliffs, AT WATER’S EDGE juxtaposes trans and queer bodies in motion with water — mutable, flowing, ever-transforming. Featuring mesmerizing queer dance, AT WATER’S EDGE is part of a series of dance films created as part of Sean Dorsey Dance’s THE LOST ART OF DREAMING project. (Other films in the series include PLACE/PORTAL and SEEK/AFTER.) THE LOST ART OF DREAMING is an invitation to embrace expansive imagination, reconnect with longing, connect with joy and pleasure, and propel ourselves toward loving Futures.

AT WATER’S EDGE features movement created and performed by Sean Dorsey and Nol Simonse (Sean Dorsey Dance); cinematography by Annalise Ophelian; choreography/direction/editing by Sean Dorsey; original music by Anomie Belle; costumes by Tiffany Amundson; and production assistance by Shawna Virago.


Sean Dorsey Dance’s dance film, “PLACE/PORTAL” has its International Premiere and Latin American Premiere at the International Screendance Festival of Chile in the Let’s Dance program!

Set in expansive fields and watery coves, PLACE / PORTAL is a dance film featuring award-winning transgender choreographer-dancer Sean Dorsey.

PLACE/PORTAL asks: what happens when a trans body is allowed to dream about the Future? This short is part of a series of 6 dance films created for Sean Dorsey Dance’s multi-year project THE LOST ART OF DREAMING.

Performed by Sean Dorsey: filmed by Annalise Ophelian; original music composed by Anomie Belle; costumes by Tiffany Amundson; choreographed, directed and edited by Sean Dorsey.