Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Choreographer Joshua Beamish's MOVETHECOMPANY made their first appearance at Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Wednesday night with the New York premiere of a full-length piece, Saudade. This is his first major work for New York audiences since he choreographed Restless Creature for Wendy Whelan. Beamish's great friend and supporter, JoAnna Fisher, hosted an opening night soiree on the BAM Fisher Rooftop Terrace, alongside her husband Brian and with an enthusiastic host committee of Wendy Whelan, Christopher Wheeldon, Diana DiMenna,and MOVETHECOMPANY board director Roger Kluge. On opening night Beamish performed with his all-male cast who took the audience on a journey of longing and desire.

Guests included ABT's Kara Barnett (and Dov Barnett), Zhongjing Fang, Catherine Hurlin, Betsy McBride and Stephanie Williams, The Martha Graham Company's artistic director Janet Eilber, as well as Francisco Graciano, Judith Hoffman, Emil Kang, Deirdre and Wilson Maddon, BeLinda McGuire, and Michele and Steve Pesner.They were joined by dancers, David Norsworthy, Sean Aaron Carmon (Alvin Ailey), Dominic Santia, Timothy Stickney, and Lloyd Knight (who appeared with gracious permission from the Martha Graham Dance Company) and lighting director Mike Inwood.

Performance photos by Ani Collier

Event photos by Jared Siskin/PMC

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Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Brian Fisher, JoAnna Fisher

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Brian Fisher, Roger Kluge, Francisco Graciano

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Catherine Hurlin, JoAnna Fisher, Pamela Salvatore, Betsey McBride

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
David Norsworthy, Dominic Santia, BeLinda McGuire

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Diana DiMenna, Joshua Beamish, Wendy Whelan, Montana Roesch

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Diana DiMenna, Montana Roesch, David Michalek

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Dove Barnett, Judith Hoffman

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Edward Leung, BeLinda McGuire

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Fred Doner, Jennifer Danner, Wilson Madden, Deirdre Featherstone

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Iffie Okoronkwo, Tracey Nixon

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Jane Cracovaner, Sara Danielson

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Jerry Croghan, AnDrew Wallace

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
JoAnna Fisher, Fred Doner, Wilson Madden, Deirdre Featherstone

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
JoAnna Fisher, Joshua Beamish, Christopher Wheeldon

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Joshua Beamish, Vania Doutel Vaz, Francisco Graciano

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Joshua Beamish, Vania Doutel Vaz

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Juan-Pablo Valdes, Menno Plukker

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Kara Barnett, Emily Reifel

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Kara Barnett, Judith Hoffman, Christopher Wheeldon, JoAnna Fisher

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Karl Yeh, Emily Reifel, Patrick Schwarz, JoAnna Fisher, David Michalek

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Pamela Salvatore, Jennifer Danner

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Patrick Schwarz, Emily Reifel, Blair Hartley

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Pauline Reynak, Christoper Wheeldon, JoAnna Fisher, Tim Stickney

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Pauline Reyniak, JoAnna Fisher, Meryl Rosofsky, Stuart Coleman

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Stuart Coleman, JoAnna Fisher, Lloyd Knight, Joshua Beamish, David Norsworthy, Dominic Santia

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Stuart Coleman, Joshua Beamish, Mike Inwood, Meryl Rosofsky

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Tim Stickney, Stephanie Williams

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Vania Doutel Vaz, Francisco Graciano, Manuel Vignoulle, Jane Cracovaner

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Wanyue Qiao, Lloyd Knight, Wendy Wehlan, Zhongjing Fang

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Wilson Madden, Deirdre Featherstone, Tracey Nixon, Iffie Okoronkwo

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish and Company Celebrate Premiere of SAUDADE
Zhongjing Fang, JoAnna Fisher, Kara Barnett



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