Monday, May 28, 2012

Gotham Dance Festival May 30 - June 10, 2012

From a release:

Gotham Dance Festival
May 30 - June 10, 2012

NEW YORK CITY -
The Festival returns for two weeks with programs featuring cutting-edge artists, world premieres, and Joyce debuts. Week One begins with Brian Brooks Moving Company in the premiere of BIG CITY, a work that examines the concept of rebuilding after a destructive event. The week also highlights choreographer Jodie Gates, who will set work on Ballet X and Colorado Ballet. Sharing the program with Gates will be Peter Quanz, whose Canadian-based company Q Dance/Quanz Danse will perform two works, including In Tandem, set to a score by Steve Reich.

Week Two opens with a special one-night celebration featuring multiple artists (see below) and continues with the Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC performing a world premiere as well as Stijn Celis' Fragile Dwellings, with a light installation by Erwin Redl. The Festival concludes with Gallim Dance, under the direction of Andrea Miller, performing SIT, KNEEL, STAND, an evening-length world premiere that deconstructs the border between harmony and chaos.

One Night Celebration Program: Working Women
On Tuesday June 5th, Gotham Dance Festival celebrates the choreographic work of American women, in a special concert to benefit the programs of http://www.gothamarts.org/Gotham Arts Exchange. This program will include new works and audience favorites. Scheduled to perform are: BalletX performing the work of Jodie Gates (duet from Delicate Balance), Jane Comfort & Company (excerpt from Beauty), Loni Landon (world premiere of don't forget to go home), Camille A. Brown & Dancers (premiering an excerpt of Mr. Tol E. Rance), Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company (New York premiere of Keystone), Kate Weare Company (premiere of a new version of The Light Has Not The Arms to Carry Us). Pam Tanowitz Dance (premiere of Recorded forever in between the cracks with real passion), and a special encore presentation from Monica Bill Barnes & Company performing an excerpt from The Snow Globe Show.

Premium seating ($100 & $75) for Working Women includes center orchestra seats and a special post show reception with the artists.
Call 212-928-6517 or visit gothamarts.org
Regular tickets start at $10


performance schedule
• Brian Brooks Moving Company: May 30 7:30pm; May 31 8pm; Jun 1 8pm
• Jodie Gates and Peter Quanz: Jun 2 8pm; Jun 3 2pm
• One Night Celebration: Jun 5 7:30pm
• BODYTRAFFIC: Jun 6 7:30pm; Jun 7 8pm
• Gallim Dance: Jun 8 8pm; Jun 9 8pm; Jun 10 2pm


Tickets start at $10!
(Call JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 for $10 tickets. All other tickets can be purchased online.)


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