Mortar, Sylphs Wrote Press Release

Houston, Texas (April 16, 17) Frame Dance Productions presents Mortar, Sylphs Wrote on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 at 7:30PM at the Hope Center located at 121- West Clay St. #26, 77019.  The company comprised of seven dancers will premiere this brand new show integrated with quirky, lush and curious film in high definition. Tickets ($5) are available for reservation; email

Mortar, Sylphs Wrote is made possibly through Hope Stone Inc.’s Hope Werks Residency.  The music is by composer Micah Clark, winner of Frame’s 2010 Music Composition Competition.  Choreography by Lydia Hance and the company.  The new film work is made from footage collected by Director Lydia Hance during her artist residency in Lexington, Virginia called the Rockbridge Artist Exchange.

In 2010 director Lydia Polhemus Hance founded Frame Dance Productions, a contemporary dance company dedicated to creating innovative and vulnerable works for the screen and simulcast stage.  Presenting repertory that is diverse, Frame commits to new collaboration with artists of different disciplines to broaden the scope of dance and bring it to a global audience.  Frame Dance Productions, familiarly known as “Frame” has performed/screened new works at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Miller Outdoor Theater, Rice Dance Film Festival, Barnevelder, Washington & Lee University, Spacetaker ARC, and Frenetic Theater all in the less than one year of its existence.


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