Works & Projects

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BLACK HOLE – Trilogy And Triathlon

        BLACK HOLE is Shamel’s third creation of the “black series” Hence the sub title “Trilogy” “Triathlon” is a marathon in three parts. It’s A Race. NEXT PERFORMANCES:  August 15, 16 & 17, 7pm – DOCK 11 | BERLIN

BLACK VELVET – Architectures And Archetypes

Award Winning  Multidisciplinary Performance Art Work by Shamel Pitts, Mirelle Martins and Lucca Del Carlo. –

BLACK BOX – Little Black Book of RED

BLACK BOX Feature Screening  at In/Motion, Chicago’s International Dance Film Festival Chicago – March 23, 24   An enigmatic performance featuring a solo by Shamel Pitts, a former company member of Israel’s iconic Batsheva Dance Company.  

SPRINGBOARD X | shift perspective

  SIDRA BELL, PETER CHU, SHAMEL PITTS. Shift your perspective at Springboard’s third annual fundraising workshop + showing in collaboration with Gibney [NYC]. 2 days. 3 Springboard Artists. No audition. The informal showing on Nov 18th is open to the public: Showing: SpringboardX | shift perspective   cover photo by David Katzenstein ; Springboard 2017

MENAGERIE @ Gibney Dance Company

    MENAGERIE World Premier: Nov. 16 – 18th 2018 Gibney Dance Company – NYC – Tickets – CO-Creation with Shamel Pitts & Deville Cohen  Original Music: Sivan Jocobovitz Menagerie, derived from the French word “menage,” a strange or diverse collection of people or things in a household unit.    Blurring the lines between Dance […]

WILL

  A Newly Commissioned Performance Work For Harvard Dance Project Choreographed By Shamel Pitts Artist In Residence At Harvard University  

Guest Dancer in L-E-V

Shamel Pitts will be guest appearing with Sharon Eyal And Gai Behar L-E-V.

Teaching GAGA in Brazil

Shamel has been teaching Gaga all over Brazil for over hundreds of dancers and people including: Sao Paulo Dance Company

Black White And RED

Is a collaborative work of three artists: Installation Artist: Orly Sever Light Artist: Tom Love Performance Artist: Shamel Pitts