Migrate is a work created in 2015 by company director Jodie Randolph. It is inspired by the early settlers of the American Frontier, exploring the importance of supportive relationships and the challenges of holding on.
About Pure Existence Dance:
Pure Existence is a non-profit contemporary dance company based in Michigan founded in 2012 by Artistic Director, Jodie Randolph. "Our style is known for bridging the gap between the commercial and concert dance worlds by fusing jazz and modern to create a unique movement vocabulary."
A little more about Jodie Randolph:
Jodie Randolph is a choreographer and dance educator based in southeast Michigan. She is a member
of Dance Masters of America certified to teach ballet, jazz, tap, and modern, a member of Cecchetti Council of America, Detroit Dance Network, Michigan Dance Council, and the National Organization of Dance Educators. Jodie graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a B.S. in dance in 2009 where she received department scholarships and had the opportunity to perform at the American College Dance Festival. Jodie currently teaches ballet, jazz, modern, and improvisation at local studios training pre-professional dancers, serves as an adjunct lecturer at Eastern Michigan University, and teaches master classes throughout Michigan and Ohio. Jodie has had the privilege to teach at various festivals around the Detroit area including Detroit Dance City Festival, Brighton Dance Festival, and Dance in the Mitten. Her students have earned multiple scholarships and top honors at regional and national dance events and have gone on to study at The Juilliard School, Marymount of Manhattan, Indiana University, University of Michigan, and Eastern Michigan University. As a choreographer, Jodie’s work has been recognized by dancers, directors, and adjudicators across the Midwest and was named Choreographer of the Year in 2012. She is the founder, director, and choreographer for Pure Existence, as well as choreographer and director of X2, a pre-professional company for advanced teen dancers.
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