PAST performance

Fall Festival | Featured Artists’ Performances

Hilary Clark

,

Leslie Cuyjet

,

Mina Nishimura

,

Jimena Paz

,

Saúl Ulerio

8:00pm – 10:00pm
December 1, 2016
$15
Danspace Project

131 E 10th St New York, NY 10003

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  • $15 general / $12 Danspace Project Members

The ideas for this festival came from our asking ourselves what it is to be dancers/performers/collaborators/interpreters rather than dance “makers” and to be the bodies that contain the lineage of works that have filtered through us, become part of our Who We Are. We desired finding a way to highlight performers we saw in a similar way and their processes, practices, and influences. These three evenings of performances are the result of asking the participating artists the questions we have been asking ourselves: What does it mean to use your body as an interpreter? As a living archive? As a history of collaboration? And what about those conscious or subconscious influences from our own unique individual life experiences that filter into our art – into our collaborators art? So the performances you will see over these three nights are the invited artists’ responses. Some had a piece that they felt connected to these questions. Others made a work directly in response. Others collaborated on structures that focused on presence, process, and practice. Each night is different. Each is an investigation. And each is a celebration. Enjoy.

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Part of Movement Research Festival Fall 2016: unthreading the filter curated by Carolyn Hall, Omagbitse Omagbemi, and Kayvon Pourazar. 

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Hilary Clark

Hilary Clark has danced with Jen Rosenblit, Young Jean Lee Theater Company, Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, Luke George, luciana achugar and Tere O'Connor (2004-2011). In 2008, she received a "Bessie" Award. Clark was a 2015 resident a...
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Leslie Cuyjet

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Jimena Paz

Jimena Paz was born in Buenos Aires. She has had the pleasure of working with Lance Gries, Vicky Shick, Ralph Lemon, Susan Rethorst, Juliette Mapp, the Stephen Petronio Company (1999–2006), Martha Clarke, Iris Scaccheri (Argentina), Burt Barr, a...
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