NEW YORK/PACIFIC ISLAND TIME and More Set for December Dance Lineup at 92Y
The 92nd Street Y has announced its December 2017 dance lineup - scroll down for details!
Dig Dance Weekend Series | NEW YORK/PACIFIC ISLAND TIME
Curated by John-Mario Sevilla and Halawai
Fri, Dec 8, 8 pm, tickets from $25
Sat, Dec 9, 8 pm, tickets from $25
Sun, Dec 10, 3 pm, tickets from $25
Halawai, an organization dedicated to promoting the cultural values and future of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, presents a showcase of performing artists and culture bearers.
The program features the vibrant, contemporary work of Pele Bauch (world premiere), Kung-Yan Lin , Laura Margulies, Christopher K. Morgan (New York City premiere), Kumu Hula Elsie Kaleihulukea Ryder, Kensaku Shinohara, Paz Tanjuaquio (world premiere) and Te Ao Mana.
Fridays at Noon | Isamu Noguchi'S DANCE COLLABORATIONS: A RARE PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION OF EXPANDING UNIVERSE
Fri, Dec 15, 12 pm, tickets $10 online / $20 at door
Sculptor Isamu Noguchi collaborated with five choreographers: George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins and Ruth Page. For this Friday's at Noon program, Expanding Universe (1932), choreographed by Ruth Page with both set and costume by Isamu Noguchi, will be danced by former Martha Graham Dance Company member, Jennifer Conley, and seen here for the first time in decades. Additionally, Conley dances Martha Graham's Frontier; Miki Orihara dances Graham's Lamentation. Dakin Hart, Senior Curator, Noguchi Museum and Dr. Joellen Meglin, Ruth Page scholar discuss the sculptor and choreographers' oeuvre.
DEL AFRICAN DANCE: FROM THE CONTINENT TO THE CLASSROOM
Sat, Dec 9 & 16, 2-7 pm, from registration from $185
This celebratory workshop explores the transformational movement vocabulary and dynamic cultural contexts of African Dance forms. Investigate effective teaching practices that inspire students to develop their personal creativity, cross cultural communication and respectful perspectives of the vast, diverse world around them.
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