Audrey Rachelle and Alex Jenkins co-founded AnA Collaborations in March of 2015 upon discovering their shared passion for honest, risk-taking creation and performance.
Since then, AnA has partnered with artists in numerous mediums including film, music, literature, and set design to create visceral, accessible, and moving experiences for performers and audiences alike.
Audrey is currently a performer in Sleep No More and has performed with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet Tucson, Nashville Ballet, The Equus Projects, ChristinaNoel & The Creature, as well as been featured in films by Bill Hayward and Wired Elephant Studios. In addition, she has performed works by Crystal Pite, Sidra Bell, Maxine Doyle, Paul Taylor, Natalia Horečna, David Norsworthy among others.
Alex has performed live and on film with the San Francisco Symphony, the Mckittrick Hotel, Navarra Novy-Williams, Bill Hayward, Kara Davis' project agora, BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance, Fountain 3 Films, and others, and is the recipient of an Isadora Duncan award for Outstanding Performance in an Ensemble.
AnA Collaborations has received a Digital Technology Initiative Micro Residency from Gibney Dance Center and has been commissioned by Columbia University. Their award-winning film, Seasoned, has been screened in film festivals nationwide. Other new works have been presented by The CURRENT SESSIONS, Dixon Place, The Bunker NYC, NARS Foundation, HappyLucky no.1, Brooklyn Bowl, C'mon Everybody, Mercury Lounge, and the Wild Project, among others.
Lyric and Video Concept: Peter M. Shane
Music Composed, Arranged, Recorded and Mixed by Johnny Butler
Video Produced and Directed by Johnny Butler and Peter M. Shane
Editor: Arielle Apfel
Movement Direction and Choreography: AnA Collaborations
Video Colorist: Ace Salisbury
Logo, Campaign Buttons, and Video Credits Design: Eric Conrad
Ruben Acosta, Kalen Lister, DJ Due Process
Video Photography Credits
Howard Chandler Christy's Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States (Library of Congress, Public Domain).
Constitution of the United States of America (National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain).
Presidential Health Care Speech to Joint Session of Congress (Photo by Howard Jackson, Public Domain).
Columns, U.S. Supreme Court building (Photo by Ron Coleman, Licensed via Creative Commons [CC BY-NC 2.0].
Preliminary 1782 version of the Great Seal of the United States by Charles Thomson, the Secretary of Congress (National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain).
Soldiers in the trenches before battle, Petersburg, Va., 1865. 111-B-157. National Archives Identifier 524576. (The Petersburg identification appearing in the official caption for this photograph, received by NARA from the Army Signal Corps, has been disputed. Civil War historians and photo-historians have uncovered documentary evidence suggesting that this image of Union forces was taken by Andrew J. Russell just before the Second Battle of Fredericksburg in the spring of 1863.) (Public Domain).
"Mother" Jones and her army of striking textile workers starting out for their descent on New York, 1903 (Photo by Peirce & Jones, Public Domain).
Protest against child labor in a labor parade, 1909 (Library of Congress, Public Domain).
1963 March on Washington (Created by the U.S. Information Agency, National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain).
Peoples Climate March New York, New York, September 21, 2014 (Taken by Climate Action Network, Licensed via Creative Commons [CC BY-NC 2.0]).
National Farm Worker Ministry Winter Board Meeting 2017, Fresno, CA (Photo by Alexandria Jonas, Licensed via Creative Commons [CC BY-2.0]).
Women’s March on Washington (Photo by Mobilus in Mobili, Licensed via Creative Commons [CC BY-SA 2.0]).
Black Lives Matter Protest (Photo by Johnny Silvercloud, licensed via Creative Commons [CC BY-SA 2.0]).