Laurel Lawson and Alice Sheppard fly, arms outstretched and wheels spinning, through a cloudless blue sky. Photo: Safety Third Productions/Shimmy Boyle
Revel In Your Body
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Revel In Your Body is a dance short film directed by Katherine Helen Fisher and starring Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson of Kinetic Light.

Kinetic Light’s stunning choreography leaps in glorious slow motion into the site-specific playgrounds of concrete ramps, metal railings, stairs, and breathtaking open blue sky, revealing the joy of flight on wheels.

Total run time: 6 minutes

Scotland Festival of Dance on Screen International Awards Finalist 2019 Official Selection Dance on Camera 2019, Lincoln Center Official Selection San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2019 Official Selection Cucalorus 2019 The Kennedy Center REACH 2019 Official Selection EnCore Dance on Film 2019 Gibney Beyond Accessibility 2019 Official Selection Sans Souci 2019 VCUArts 2019 Women in Dance Leadership 2019 ReelAbilities Cleveland 2019 ReelAbilities NYC 2020
"Sheppard and Lawson's collaborative work have always represented, for me, innovation, expansiveness, and possibility, powerful expressions of sensuality and joy. In just a little over five minutes, this film captures all of that and in abundance." July 2019: Eva Yaa Asantewaa


• ReelAbilities, Cleveland OH (2020)

• National Dance Day at the Kennedy Center (2019)

• Dance on Camera, Lincoln Center (2019)

• EnCore Dance on Film, Decatur Arts Fest (2019)

• Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (2019)

• National Dance Day at The Kennedy Center (2019)

• Virginia Commonwealth University*

• Gibney Beyond Accessibility Elevator Opening (2019)

• Listen to Dis’Community Arts at Culture Days - Canada (2019)*

• Women in Dance Leadership Conference (2019)

• San Francisco Dance Festival (2019)

• Cucalorus Film Fest (2019)

• Grand Parks Our LA Voices, Spring Arts Fest (2019)

Audio Description

Audio description offers blind, low vision and nonvisual audiences a sonic experience of the film. Kinetic Light is innovating a number of different styles of description. This excerpt offers a taste of some of our prose description:


Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer: Alice Sheppard

Choreography Collaborator and Dancer: Laurel Lawson

Director: Katherine Helen Fisher

Director of Photography: Shimmy Boyle

Executive Producer: Alice Sheppard

Producer: Lisa Niedermeyer

1st Assistant Camera: David Naugel

Location Coordinator: Rachel Haage

Production Assistants: Jessi Scopp McGrath, Cydnei Prather, Dawn States

Music Composition: “Vesper Sparrow,” composed by Missy Mazzoli. Published by G Schirmer, Inc (ASCAP)

Music Recording: “Vesper Sparrow,” composed by Missy Mazzoli. Recorded by Roomful of Teeth. From Render (New Amsterdam Records, 2015)

Costume Design: Laurel Lawson

Wheelchair Design: Laurel Lawson and Paul Schulte

Audio Description: Cheryl Green and Lisa Niedermeyer

Fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas

Filmed in Atlanta, Georgia

Special thanks: Madison Cario and the staff of Arts@Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology