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Everything as a Speaker by Anna Gichan

February 19|6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Anna Gichan presents a kaleidoscopic dance glimpsing the psyche of a host surviving socializing through the lens of five characters.
Composite of performance images.

Choreographed by:

Anna Gichan in heavy collaboration with dancers


Trinity Bobo, Elisa Hernandez, Nicole Truzzi, Sonya Rio Glick, Ashley “Peanut” Johnson, Naja Gordon

Music by:

Peter Hughes Orchestra, Brad Mehldau, Jocelyn Pook , Nick Drake & Nigel Kennedy Quintet, Hania Rani & Fejka

Timing & Space Details:

This is a live performance in the BAX Theater, which will also be streamed for remote access at 6 PM on Saturday, February 19th.

The performance will be followed by a moderated Q&A with the audience.


Please note that the BAX Theater is located on the second and third floors of the building and currently, there is no elevator or ramp. While we are actively working on a permanent solution and are committed to providing a fully ADA compliant space, we are not quite there yet. The event will be livestreamed for remote access and feature CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation). The event will also feature an ASL interpreter. 

For more information on our Accessibility Initiatives visit our website.

Questions or access needs? Email: artistprograms@bax.org.

About the Artist: Anna Gichan

Anna Gichan headshot

About Anna:
Anna Gichan is an east coast dancer and choreographer who uses movement as a means for cultivating relationships with the self, others, and the world around her. She is interested in sensory gains and deprivations which speaks to her experience as a deaf/hoh individual . This is her first fully realized choreography made in large support by BAX and CUNY/CDI.

The Artist Would Like to Thank:
The artist would like to thank first of all CUNY/CDI in partnership with BAX and Brooklyn College. The Disabled Artist Residency with Dance.NYC & Gibney and Gallim Moving Women Artists-In-Residence for space and funds to artistically explore. To Sydnie L Mosely and perel for guidance on “making it!” as a full time artist. These fabulous dancers who took a leap of faith with me. Kara Gilmour for believing in me and seeing my power way before I realized it. Morgaine DeLeonardis for friendship rooted in access, care and gusto. And of course Nico Protoppas for love. Thank you to the team at BAX! Lucia, Kelindah, David, Logan, Sara.

CUNY Dance Initiative in partnership with Brooklyn College and BAX. I’d also like to thank Dance/NYC and Gibney Dance and Disability Residency, Gallim Moving Women Artists-In-Residence. Sydnie L Mosely and perel for artistic mentorship.

About BAX:
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a multigenerational arts organization nurturing creative expression and artistic process through education, residencies, and performance at the intersection of arts and social justice.

About BAX x CDI:
BAX and the CUNY Dance Initiative are partnering with Brooklyn College to support a two-year arts & social justice oriented creative development residency with opportunities for teaching & public showings. Anna Gichan is the inaugural recipient of this award.

Read more about BAX x CDI here.


February 19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange
(718) 832-0018
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BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange
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Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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