The Davis Sisters
Joy and Alexander Davis began working together on a project designed by Jen Polins in 2015 and have lovingly referred to each other as sisters since.
In 2017, Joy created their first duet, Bodies Of, which premiered at the American Dance Festival Faculty Concert, in which they humorously and poignantly contemplated presence and our place in the universe.
Following that performance and with grant support from The Boston Foundation, Alex facilitated the creation of Ethel! a dance theater duet exploring the golden age of the American musical, Ethel Merman, artistic relevance, and online dating.
Junk Drawer, or The Inherited Utilitarian Archive of the Future was created during their 2018 Offshore Creation Residency at The Yard, under the mentorship of David Parker, and is the premiere of The Davis Sisters as a unified collaborative.
The Davis Sisters have been Artists in Residence at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and Studio @550; forthcoming at Chelsea Theater Works, Run of The Mills at Boston Center for the Arts, and at Urbanity X Salon series with Marimba Cabaret. They were selected alongside Nicole Stanton of CT and Ian Berg’s Subject:Matter of MA for NEFA’s upcoming New England Dance on Tour to Williams College, Wesleyan University , The Dance Complex, Jacob’s Pillow, and Bates Dance Festival from late 2019 - 2020.