The OPENING of the PS122 building after years of renovation proved to be worth the wait!
The two new spaces – Derek Lloyd stage and Neilma Sidney Theatre – were utilized for the OPENING NIGHT ‘Avant-Garde-Arama.’
Here are my images and video from the AGA Extravaganza on this night!
Opening the show in the Derek Lloyd Stage was Pat Oleszko and her beautiful inflatables.
The theater was packed for the AGA show in the Derek Lloyd theater.
Salley May and the ensemble players bust open the place with a great song and dance exorcism.
Mediums: Jacqueline Zahora, Pedro J. Rosado Jr.
Pure Evil: Salley May and Tony Stinkmetal
Kid Evil-Slayers: Louise May, Annabel Sexton-Daldry, Graham Greene, Lois Houck, and Logan Martinez.
Ghosts: Heidi Dorow, Laurie Berg, Agosto Machado, Nicky Paraiso, Annie Lanzillotto, Simba Yangala, Audrey Kindred, Jodi Bender, Sarah Trignano, Diana Y Greiner, Ed Boland, Jessie Weiner, Lizzie Donahue, Julian Fleisher, David Thorpe, and Sam Zalutsky
THURSDAY – SATURDAY, JANUARY 14-16, 2016
DANSPACE PROJECT at St. Mark’s Church
131 East 10th St. NY, NY 10003 Tickets $20 / $15 member price GET TICKETS HERE
Thursday, January 14th 9 pm
Friday, January 15th 7 pm
Saturday, January 16th 9 pm
Taking its namesake from Variétés de Minéralogie Object (1939), a shadow box by artist Joseph Cornell, The Mineralogy of Objects finds inspiration in Cornell’s repetition and transformation of a female silhouette to create vigorous exercise – a quartet of dancers pushed and pulled by one another, undeniably connected.
“We are a unison machine, a string of beads, an energetic force rejecting our objectification in the refusal to stay still.” – Laurie b
Created and performed by Jodi Bender, Laurie Berg, Bessie McDonough-Thayer, and Jillian Sweeney with sound by Karl Scholz and lighting by Carol Mullins.
I am excited to share this week at Danspace Project with choreographer Keely Garfield! You can come for a doubleheader each evening and see both works.
In this homage to the mood goddess Luna Macaroona on the occasion of the April Full Pink Moon, AUNTS presented a stellar lineup of performances and a touch of mayhem. The list was a ‘who’s who’ of the downtown performance scene. Hosted by Lucy Sexton.
Lucy Sexton hosted the Full Moon show with joy and pizazz which was evident on her face throughout the night.
LaMama’s ‘The Club’ program director Nicky Paraiso holds up the program for the festival and gets the show started.
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Opening this wonderful evening of performances was Antonio Ramos and his peculiar ‘barbie doll’ fantasy.
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Salley May and her ‘Pink Full Moon’ piece was wonderful. Pedro J. Rosado(L) on stage with Salley.
Pedro J. Rosado (on floor) Louis Belle Ethyl May, Salley May and Annabel Clare Sexton Daldry fight to the finish.
Annabel Clare Sexton Daldry, Salley May, Pedro J. Roasdo, Lucy Sexton,Alice Klugherz and Louise Belle Ethyl May take curtain call.