Wire Monkey Dance creates highly physical dance installations utilizing steel scaffolding and other industrial materials. Their gravity defying, multimedia dance events feature bold, animalistic choreography, live music and video projections, and address timeless human themes. Under the artistic direction of Saliq Francis Savage and Jennifer Polins, Wire Monkey Dance has a six-year roster of performances, including site-specific installations on the UMASS/Amherst campus, in gallery spaces, proscenium theaters, international festivals and even in a sugar cane factory in Taiwan
Tours have included Pilaski Park, Northampton MA, Lincoln Center Out Of Doors, New York City's Dance Theater Workshop, Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, the Ponderosa Dance Land Festival in Germany and the Macau Fringe Festival and WACFEST in Macau, China. From their headquarters at Tree Studio in Holyoke MA, they create new work and performances for the local community.