A Story Told Entirely Without Dialogue
Suppressed, invisible, shut down, numb...
Vivienne feels all of this as she works on her music career at an extended workshop in Paris. She’s hit a creative block and can’t move past how diminished and isolated she has become.
Vivienne discovers how to risk, to break open, to celebrate freedom and pleasure. These brief, meaningful moments change her perspective on both her music and on her life ahead.
Cast & Crew
WRITER, DIRECTOR, COMPOSER
"Small Dancing Particles" is written and directed by Christina Stroeh. She has a rich background as an arts educator, director, singer-songwriter, and playwright.
"Small Dancing Particles" marks her film directorial debut.
Jeff produces a variety of narrative and interactive content. He has worked with various television shows and movies to design and produce digital games based on existing titles. Some highlights include RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis and Mean Girls: The Game.
He has worked various production roles in theater and now in Virtual Reality narratives. His work as a producer has been featured in such diverse sources as Forbes, Engadget, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, and Time Magazine.
Jane Reagan is an actor and teaching artist from Northern California, currently working and living in Boston. She received a BFA in Acting from Emerson College and has spent considerable time at an experimental theatre farm called Double Edge in Western Massachusetts, where she trained in physical theatre and cooperative living. Recent credits include: The Earth Room by Marge Buckley at Fresh Ink Theatre and 1776 at New Repertory Theatre. This past year, she has also traveled throughout New England touring A Midsummer Night’s Dream and an adaptation of Orwell’s Animal Farm to middle and high schools, performing and teaching workshops. She is thrilled to work with Higgins and Stroeh on this sweet yet rich story.
Snigdha is an award winning Indian Cinematographer based out of New York City. She is a visual storyteller with a background in Journalism and Advertising who finds the process of communicating through films, liberating.
Her work spans from narrative (feature and shorts), music videos to experimental and commercial content. She believes that the art of cinematography embraces understanding subtext, subtleties and deeper psychology to best visually represent the story, characters and the tone.
Her feature film Antofagasta, New York shot in New York and Chile has been included in Chilean film catalog (2017) and her latest short films (t)here & White Flags are currently in the festival circuit.
A music video she produced, shot and directed, Aghor, ‘an homage to all women changing the course of one sided history by action’ was recently premiered by Brown Girl Magazine and her latest fashion film, Rituals has been published in Oyster Magazine.
She strives to learn, collaborate and create.
Sean Patrick Higgins
Sean is a co-founder of Tríonóide Entertainment. He is a NY based actor, writer, filmmaker and holds his MFA in Acting from Yale School of Drama. He has worked in collaboration to help develop several independent short films such as “Small Dancing Particles”, "Early Light", “White Flags” (Cinefest 2020), “The Mess He Made” (SXSW 2017), “A Time to Remember” (2016), and more. As an actor he has been in exciting new projects both in and out of NYC, favorites include A Clockwork Orange, This Land Was Made, Macbeth: Come Like Shadows, and The Three Musketeers. He is a company member of Sleep No More, the acclaimed immersive show in NYC. As a writer, Sean's work has been produced in California, New York, Connecticut, Wyoming, and the UK. His full length plays include MoonSong, Delicate Wings, and Three Ring Circus, and are joined by an array of irreverently silly sketches and shorts.
Matthew J. Beier is a novelist, publisher, photographer, and screenwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since as far back as he can remember, he has been fascinated with visual art and storytelling, especially when they go hand in hand.
Born in Duluth, Minnesota, he fostered a knack for these art forms at a very young age—whether by painting with watercolors to manage his emotions or by drawing pictures to convey the stories in his head (and sometimes writing their narrations with the help of his mother).
Kerry is a writer and director originally from Niskayuna, NY. She is a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow and an alumnus of the Creative Culture Fellowship Program at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Her most recent short film, Partners in Crime, premiered at the 2020 Big Apple Film Festival. Her previous short film, Playhouse, was nominated for Best Dramatic Short at the 2019 National Film Festival for Talented Youth. She is currently developing her first feature film while her most recent short film continues its festival circuit.