Eryc Taylor Dance Presents U.S. Premiere of THE EXHIBIT, 10/15
Eryc Taylor Dance will present the U.S. premiere of The Exhibit, a new immersive evening of dance featuring five contemporary dance works, running for six performances, October 15 - 18, 2015 at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, 104 W. 14th Street, The Exhibit features five works with multiple narratives, choreographed by Eryc Taylor in collaboration with company members. The pieces will be performed consecutively in one large performance space; the audience will be seated intimately around the dancers, within steps of the performance.
The Company will preview The Exhibit at the Howl! Happening Gallery, 6 East 1st Street (between Bowery and Second Aves), on Wednesday, October 7 at 7 pm, presented in collaboration with artist, designer and sculptor Scooter LaForge's "How To Create A Monsterpiece" show, and inspired by the avant-garde motifs of LaForge's art. Visit www.howlarts.org.
The Exhibit features company members Jessica Aronoff, Caroline Brethenoux, Shoko Fujita, Jessica Featherson, Roberto Lara, Timothy Patterson and Camille Workman.
The Premieres Include:
The Hunt, choreographed by Eryc Taylor for five dancers to a commissioned score by Salomon Lerner features dancers Caroline Brethenoux, Camille Workman, Jessica Aronoff, Shoko Fujita, and Jessica Featherson.
The Box, choreographed by Eryc Taylor in collaboration with Jesus Olivera to a commissioned score by Salomon Lerner, features Caroline Brethenoux, Camille Workman and Jessica Arnoff.
The Time, choreographed by Eryc Taylor to a commissioned score by Salomon Lerner, is a solo featuring Timothy Patterson.
Lumen, a duet choreographed by Eryc Taylor featuring dancers Timothy Patterson and Camille Workman, features light projection and video mapping by digital artist Nitemind.
The Limelight, a full-company work choreographed by Eryc Taylor to George Kranz's Din Da Da, recorded by Kevin Aviance.
Eryc Taylor studied at the London Contemporary School of Dance and the Centre de Danse du Marais in Paris and holds degrees in dance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Taylor has been awarded several major scholarships and a residency at Jacob's Pillow, and spent two years with the Cunningham Dance Foundation Repertory Understudy Group. He has performed works by Merce Cunningham, Mark Dendy, Group Motion, Paul Taylor, Milton Meyers, Sean Curran and Gus Solomons Jr. and has collaborated with artists such as Todd Yeager, Jason Levine, Scooter LaForge and Mark Beard. Taylor's choreography has been presented worldwide and he has produced several sight- specific dance installations, and produced the Dance, Martha Dance! dance festival in Martha's Vineyard. His work has been seen at Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Joyce Soho, NYU's Second Avenue Dance Company, Dance Theater Workshop, Dance New Amsterdam's APAP festival, Joe's Pub and New York Live Arts.