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 MOMIX: 35 Years of Endless Innovation

Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton. In addition to stage performances world-wide, MOMIX has worked in film and television, recently appearing in a national commercial for Hanes underwear and a Target ad that premiered during the airing of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards. With performances on PBS’s “Dance in America” series, France’s Antenne II, and Italian RAI television, the company’s repertory has been broadcast to 55 countries. Joining the Montreal Symphony in the Rhombus Media film of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, winner of an International Emmy for Best Performing Arts Special, the company’s performance was distributed on laser disc by Decca Records. MOMIX was also featured in IMAGINE, one of the first 3-D IMAX films to be released in IMAX theaters world-wide. MOMIX dancers Cynthia Quinn and Karl Baumann, under Moses Pendleton’s direction, played the role of “Bluey” in the feature film FX2; and White Widow, co-choreographed by Moses Pendleton and Cynthia Quinn, was featured in Robert Altman’s movie,The Company. Participating in the Homage a Picasso in Paris, MOMIX was also selected to represent the US at the European Cultural Center at Delphi.

With the support of the Scottsdale Cultural Council Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona, Mr. Pendleton created Bat Habits to celebrate the opening of the San Francisco Giants’ new spring training park in Scottsdale. MOMIX has been commissioned by corporations such as Fiat and Mercedes Benz, performing at Fiat’s month long 100th Anniversary Celebration in Torino, Italy and Mercedes Benz’s International Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. With nothing more than light, shadow, props, and the human body, MOMIX has astonished audiences on five continents for more than 35 years.

 

Founder & Artistic Director

Moses Pendleton

"I continue to be interested in using the human body to investigate non-human worlds..."

Who's Who

Moses Pendleton

MOSES PENDLETON
Founder & Artistic Director

For over 40 years, Moses Pendleton has been one of America's most innovative and widely performed choreographers and directors. A co-founder of the ground-breaking Pilobolous Dance Theater in 1971, he formed his own company, MOMIX, in 1980. Mr. Pendleton has also worked extensively in film, TV, and opera, and as a choreographer for ballet companies and special events around the world, including the Opening Ceremonies in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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CYNTHIA QUINN
Associate Director

After growing up in southern California, Ms. Quinn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Riverside and continued there as an Associate of Dance for the next five years. She began performing with MOMIX in 1983 and has since then toured throughout the world dancing onstage and in television. Ms. Quinn became Associate Director in 1985 and is responsible for all company management and rehearsal direction.

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THE COMPANY
2016-2017 Season

Amanda Hulen, Andrea Guajardo, Anthony Bocconi, Beau Campbell, Cara Seymour, Catherine Jaeger, Changyong Sung, Eddy Fernandez, Graci Meier, Greg DeArmond, Jake Stainback, Jason Williams, Jennifer Chicheportiche, Jerrica Blankenship, Jocelyn Wallace, Jon Eden, Rebecca Rasmussen, Samantha Chiesa, Sarah Nachbauer, Steven Ezra

 

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Auditions:

MOMIX is always looking for creative, imaginative, and innovational dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique. We hold open auditions once per year, stay tuned for 2016 audition dates!