For the Record
Choreography: Rena Butler
Costume design & realization : Zane Kealey
Music: Kendrick Lamar, Frank & Nancy Sinatra, Carol Kaye
Duration: 14 minutes, 6 dancers
Commissioned by Boston Dance Theater 2020
"For the Record" is a work that examines the discography of bass musician Carol Kaye, and the scale of her contributions and influence from the past until now. The work references repeated patterns and the various ways a patriarchal society often overlooks substantial voices by othering them.