performance

2021

 

Goldfinch, choreography by Kendra Portier for University of Maryland, College Park's School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Fall Dance Concert in College Park, MD.

Overscore, choreography by Christina Robson for University of Maryland, College Park's School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies MainStage Season in College Park, MD.

Ordinary Festivals (1995), choreography by PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER for Dance Place's District Choreography Dance Festival in Washington, DC.

The Boxer, choreography by Berit Ahlgren/ HoneyWorks for ARENA DANCES' Candybox Festival in St. Paul, MN.*

DEAD TIME, direction and choreography by Cally Spooner for the Walker Arts Center's The Paradox of Stillness exhibit in Minneapolis, MN.*

if slow pizza were a dance only it isn't, choreography by Tristan Koepke for University of Maryland, College Park's School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Experimental Season, streamed virtually.*

The Poisoned Solo, choreography by Tristan Koepke for freeskewl's On The House, streamed virtually.*

2020

I AM IN A BASEMENT, choreography by Tristan Koepke for University of Maryland, College Park's School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Experimental Season, streamed virtually.*

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Left: Tristan Koepke in if slow pizza were a dance only it isn't.

Right: Tristan Koepke in Cally Spooner's DEAD TIME (Maggie's Solo).

2019

untitled sad piece, choreography by Heidi Henderson/Elephant Jane Dance. First performed at University of Maryland, College Park's Madden Dance Concert in College Park, MD.*

Catching Her Tears (44°N, 93°W) (2007), choreography by Colleen Thomas. Zenon Dance Company's 36th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.

2018

Song Awakened (2002), choreography by Danny Buraczeski. First performed at Bob Hope Theater in Dallas, Texas, touring followed.

 

Procession, choreography by Sam Kim. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 36th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.*

Just Her Time, choreography by Wynn Fricke. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 36th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Eternal Reveal (2016), choreography by Gregory Dolbashian. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 36th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Thaïs, choreography by Heidi Spesard-Noble for The Minnesota Opera in St. Paul, MN.

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The End of Men; An Ode to Ocean

2017

The End of Men, Again, choreography by Vanessa Anspaugh. First performed at Danspace Project in New York City, touring followed.*

Storm (2011), choreography by Daniel Charon. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 35th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Apetít (2015), choreography by Stefanie Batten Bland. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 35th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Trees for the Forest, choreography by Maggie Bergeron. First performed at Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, MN.

2016

The End of Men; An Ode to Ocean, choreography by Vanessa Anspaugh. First performed in Joyce Unleashed at Abrons Arts Center in New York City.*

2015

Leslie, choreography by Heidi Henderson/Elephant Jane Dance. First performed at Triskelion Arts Center in New York City, touring followed.

Stripe Tease, choreography by Chris Schlichting. First performed at Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Left: Maggie Zepp and Tristan Koepke in Chris Schlichting's Period.

Right: Jesse Zaritt, Massimiliano Balduzzi, Gilbert Reyes, Tristan Koepke, Vanessa Anspaugh, Ocean Anspaugh-Perterson, Simon Thomas-Train, and Lacina Coulibaly in Vanessa Anspaugh's The End of Men; An Ode to Ocean.

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Left: Dustin Maxwell and Tristan Koepke in Chris Schlichting's Stripe Tease

Right: Leslie O'Neill, Alyssa Soukup, Scott Mettille, and Tristan Koepke in Vanessa Anspaugh's blind drive driveway.

2014

Otro Teatro, choreography by luciana achugar. First performed at Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Hansel and Gretl, choreographed and directed by Doug Varone for Minnesota Opera, touring followed.*

Coming Home, choreography by Osnel Delgado. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 32nd Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Folktale Zero, choreography by Daniel Stark. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 32nd Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

blind drive driveway, choreography by Vanessa Anspaugh. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 32nd Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Rhythms of Defamiliarization, choreography by Netta Yerushalmy. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 32nd Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Ruff Draft, choreography by Karl Rogers/Red Dirt Dance. First performed at Triskelion Arts Center in New York City.*

2013

10 for a bird, choreography by Kendra Portier/BANDportier. First performed at Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME.*

3 Episodes Big Birds Can’t Do, choreography by Karl Rogers/Red Dirt Dance. First performed at Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME, touring followed.*

Caught, choreography by Stefanie Batten Bland. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 31st Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

My Quarelling Heart, choreography by Kyle Abraham. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 30th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Mariana, choreography by Faye Driscoll. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 30th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.*

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2012

Corrosion (2006), choreography by Johannes Wieland. First performed Zenon Dance Company's 30th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.

Hotel Tango (para Sharon), choreography by Mariusz Olszewski. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 30th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Wine Dark Sea, choreography by Wynn Fricke. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

All Parts Are Welcome, choreography by Morgan Thorson. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.*

Hello, My Name is Catherine, choreographed by Netta Yerushalmy. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Booba, choreographed by Andrea Miller. First performed in First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Spring Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.

Nabucco, choreography by Heidi Spesard-Noble for The Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis, MN.*

10 For a Bird (You Don’t Want to Miss), choreography by Karl Rogers/Red Dirt Dance. First performed at MUCCC in Rochester, NY.

2011

I’m Not Sure What This Wetness Is, choreography by Chris Schlichting. First performed at Studio 206 in Minneapolis, MN.*

Swing Concerto, choreography by Danny Buraczeski. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

Deluxe Edition (2010), choreography by Morgan Thorson. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN.

Pink Martini, choreography by Mariusz Olszewski. First performed in Zenon Dance Company's 29th Fall Season at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN, touring followed.*

I Hate Myself, Will You Please Love Me?, choreography by Mathew Janczewski/ARENA DANCES. First performed at The Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN.*

2010

 

 Not So Good at Standing Still, choreography by Mathew Janczewski/ARENA DANCES. First performed at The Lab Theater, Minneapolis, MN.*

 Heaven, choreography by Morgan Thorson. First performed at On The Boards in Seattle, WA.

2009

Missa Brevis (1958), choreography by José Limón. First performed at Northrop Theater in Minneapolis, MN.

*Notes when Tristan was part of the creative process and/or original cast.

Left: Stephen Schroeder, Tristan Koepke, and Greg Waletski in Seán Curran's Hard Bargain.

Right: Mary Ann Bradley and Tristan Koepke in Mariusz Olzsewski's Hotel Tango (Para Sharon).