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A Rich and Colorful 2018-2019 Season
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Works & Process,
The Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim,
Announces Fall 2018 Season
Through December 17, 2018
in collaboration with
THE APOLLO THEATER
December 7-8, 2018 at 8:00pm
The Apollo theater
Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo stage with its celebrated CARMEN.maquia by Gustavo Ramírez Sansanoon Friday and Saturday, December 7 and 8, 2018 at 8:00pm. Ballet Hispánico is sponsored by GOYA, which has sponsored the company since 1977.
A Picasso-inspired, contemporary take on Bizet's beloved classic, the physically charged and sensual choreography fuses contemporary dance with nods to the Spanish paso doble and flamenco. Originally created for the Luna Negra Dance Theater of Chicago, CARMEN.maquia premiered in New York at the Apollo in 2014, the first full-length narrative dance work in Ballet Hispánico's nearly 50-year history.
"In 2012, the Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramírez Sansano gave Bizet's 'Carmen' a dramatic and stylish contemporary dance makeover... Forget that flaming red dress - this version of the Gypsy seducer's tragic tale takes place in a bleak, modernist black-and-white world, where contemporary ballet flirts with flamenco and paso doble."
- Brian Schaefer, The New York Times
Tickets begin at $10 and are available online at www.apollotheater.org/event/ballet-hispanico2018, by phone at (800) 745-3000, or in person at the Apollo Theater Box Office at 253 W. 125th Street, NYC. For more information, visit www.ballethispanico.org.
The Apollo Theater | 253 W. 125th Street
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance
The World Premiere of
reeling -> healing
Fall 2018 Season at Triskelion Arts
November 29 - December 1, 2018 at 8pm
Triskelion Arts' Muriel Schulman Theater
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance presents the World Premiere of reeling -> healing at Triskelion Arts' Muriel Schulman Theater,106 Calyer Street, (entrance on Banker St,) Brooklyn, NY 11222, from November 29 - December 1, 2018 at 8pm.
reeling -> healing is an exploration of feelings of frustration and helplessness that can occur as a result of the constant barrage of bad news and hatred that reaches our country. This two-part work discusses how audiences deal with these emotions to find solace while taking action. Original music by Kevin Keller adds to a sense of urgency and the need for community, working in tandem with the choreography to immerse the audience in a fully formed world. Performers and audience connect via The Emotional Architecture of a Bridge, an original concept drawn and created by Teresa Fellion, that is uncovered in the piece via set elements and audience interaction with text. Furthering thoughts of togetherness, which has been an overarching theme in all past BodyStories pieces, reeling -> healing exposes the more vulnerable sides of ourselves through dance.
Tickets are $18 in advance ($22 at the door) and are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/triskelion-arts-presents-bodystories-teresa-fellion-dance-tickets-48739662643.
Triskelion Arts' Muriel Schulman Theater | 106 Calyer Street,
Entrance on Banker St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Welcoming Remarks Misty Copeland
Ronald K. Brown Lourdes Lopez Crystal Pite Michael Trusnovec
Dance Magazine Leadership Award
Inaugural Harkness Promise Awardees
Raja Feather Kelly Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie
Monday, December 3, 2018 at 7:30
The Ailey Citigroup Theater
Misty Copeland will open the 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards. The evening will honor Ronald K. Brown, Lourdes Lopez (presented by Darren Walker), Crystal Pite, and Michael Trusnovec (presented byPatrick Corbin). A special Leadership Award will be presented to Nigel Redden. Since 1954 the Dance Magazine Awards have recognized outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on dance. This year’s Awards will take place on Monday December 3, 2018 at The Ailey Citigroup Theater at 7:30pm.
A new award, The Harkness Promise Award, will shine a light on two emerging young artists for the promise of their artistic work. The inaugural awardees are Raja Feather Kelly and Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie. The Harkness Foundation For Dancereceived proceeds from last year’s Dance Magazine Awards for this grant. The award showcases innovative thinking and how to be an effective artist-citizen who positively impacts dance and the broader community through performance, education, organization, and activism. Proceeds from this year’s Dance Magazine Awards will be applied to next year's Harkness Promise Awards.
Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ailey Citigroup Theater | 405 West 55th Street, New York City
The Yorkville Nutcracker
December 6-9, 2018
The Kaye Playhouse
Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 6-9, 2018 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 12pm and 5pm. Tickets are $65 (extended family, group, student and senior discounts available) and will be available on October 22 at www.dancespatrelle.org, by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office.
This year marks the 23rd anniversary of The Yorkville Nutcracker, set in 1895, which includes lavish sets and costumes and takes the audience on a tour through Olde New York's most beloved landmarks, including a holiday party at Gracie Mansion, dancing at the Crystal Palace in the New York Botanical Garden, and skating in Central Park. The Yorkville Nutcracker provides an opportunity for young dancers to dance alongside professional artists. This year, Abi Stafford of New York City Ballet will be the Sugar Plum Fairy with Cavalier Ask La Cour (principal dancer, New York City Ballet), and Maximillien Baud and Therese Wendler will perform the Snow Pas de Deux.
For more information, visit www.dancespatrelle.org.
The Kaye Playhouse | Hunter College | E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy (VG/DE)
presents the World Premiere of
December 13-15, 2018 at 8pm
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy (VG/DE) presents the World Premiere of Utopia from December 13-15, 2018 at 8pm at Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street (inside St. Mark's Church), NYC 10003.
Advance tickets are $22 for the general public and $15 for Danspace Projectmembers and can be purchased at danspaceproject.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. Pending availability, tickets can be purchased at the door for $25 (cash or check only). For more information, visit www.danceentropy.org.
What does Utopia mean to you? Is it a physical, external place-or, might it reside internally?
Choreographed by Valerie Green and in collaboration with visual artist Keren Anavy with original music by Mark Katsaounis, VG/DE's newest evening length work, Utopia, explores the idea of a perfect place through dance and visual art. The work questions whether Utopia might be an internal place, investigated through personal and intimate moments and alongside the community.
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street (inside St. Mark's Church), NYC 10003
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