BuoyRR is an annual residency and retreat for women founded by Viva Soudan and Bailey Nolan. Women is defined as an identity beyond a gender binary including trans and female-identified people. Structured as an intensive, residents develop choreography in various natural landscapes to create a site-specific dance piece. It is currently presented at The Peace Barn, a fifteen-acre spiritual sanctuary in Deep River, Connecticut. This social experiment aims to unify artistic agency with collective consciousness.
The 2018 BuoyRR program is entitled How’d Birdie Get to Where We've Gone? held from July 8 through 14. Residents will collectively create a site-specific dance film portrayed through a surrealist lens.