alligator indian

photo by caleb johannes

former avant-pop project of alisha erao and matthew erao. alligator indian released 3 albums under bleeding gold records between 2011 and 2013 while cycling through a range of sounds. The duo decided to take a hiatus in 2015 to focus on their respective solo projects.


Opelle

photo by math erao

improvisational project of anna wallace and alisha erao combining meditative classical singing and interpretative dance. their debut performance was a collaboration with Patrick greene's work "homage to roadside modern", and was later filmed in the seaside town of cape canaveral, florida.


the captured bird

artwork by john alcorn

created by sarah morrison, the captured bird ensemble re-works selections from the fireside book of children's songs by by marie winn and alan miller. the beautiful, psychedelic illustrations by john alcorn inspire new themes and melodies on classic folk songs such as "all the pretty horses" and "aiken drum". the ensemble features violin (sarah morrison), cello (matt davis), and two voices (alisha erao and anna wallace).


Our TRail - "Dialogues"

photo by tom kramer

OUR TRAIL: Performances on the Pinellas Trail is a project of the New Music Conflagration, Dance Linkages, and the St. Pete Dance Alliance, with support from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. alisha erao's original original score was created in collaboration with dancer helen hansen french for the performance of "dialogues". the piece features three singers and three dancers expressing the reflective experiences we find while sitting on benches in a park.