Dr. Pearson's Guide to Loss and Fear

A true comedienne - pithy, winsome, and able to deliver with right-on timing.
— Dance Magazine

In Dr. Pearson ... Sara remembers losing it, him, her, that!

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Choreography, Text, Performance by Sara Pearson

Premiere - Joyce Theater Altogether Different Festival, January 1997

Tour Highlights - London Dance Umbrella  Bates Dance Festival  Symphony Space, NYC

Commissioned by the 1997 Altogether Different Fund for New Works, sponsored by The Joyce Theater Foundation, with support provided by the Greenwall Foundation, the Overbrook Foundation, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Additional funding provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Harkness Foundation, and the Sequoia Foundation.

Be Careful What You Wish For

Tough with a fey streak, maybe gifted with strange powers.
— The Village Voice

In Be Careful What You Wish For, Pearson excavates levels of desire to dig beneath the surface of what one thinks one wants, and examines what was left undone from her earlier solo, Dr. Pearson’s Guide to Loss and Fear.

Choreography, Text, Performance by Sara Pearson

PremiereDanspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, NYC, October 1998

Commissioned by the Danspace Project's 1998-99 Commissioning Initiative with funds provided by the Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation. Additional support provided by the New York State Council on the Arts and the Sequoia Foundation.