Think Tank Celebrates Anniversary with Showcase
On November 5th, NYC choreographers, come together to showcase their work and celebrate Think Tank's one year anniversary at Think Tank - The Showcase. The night explores different styles, collaboration, and live vocals, as we dance to commemorate Think Tank's first anniversary!
Think Tank is a work shop based company created by Adam Wedesky (AcousticaElectronica, ArtsForAlz) and Taylor DeNapoli (West Side Story Orpheum Theatre, Wonderland Natl Tour), designed to be an open, positive, affordable environment in which the choreographer has an hour and a half to play with the dancers who walk in the room. "Think Tank is a safe place to escape from reality to create, learn, grow, explore and breathe," says Taylor, "every human needs their own safe haven, Think Tank has become mine." Adam and Taylor encourage the choreographers to bring in something they're workshopping and use their time in the space to flesh it out and create something new. "My favorite thing to watch is how the choreographer communicates their ideas to the dancers in the room," says Adam, "when they've come up with a story and it comes to life, its a magical moment." Throughout each class Adam and Taylor will film and edit a video together to commemorate the moment shared between mutual friends and artists. To view these videos or learn more about Think Tank follow us on Instagram (@thinktank_nyc).
The Showcase will be featuring work by choreographers Billy Griffin (Mary Poppins, Young Frankenstein), Daniel Gold (Leg Up On Life), Brinda Guha (Soles of Duende, Wise Fruit), Taylor McMahon, Ross Thompson, Taylor Green, Jazzmine Szyndler, Becca Robinson, and Cara Leggio.
The performers of the night include, Ricky Ubeda (Carousel, SYTYCD), Katherine Roarty (Hairspray Live, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Khori Petinaud (Aladdin, Moulin Rouge), Lexi Garcia (Hamilton), Ramita Ravi (SYTYCD), Taylor McMahon, Isabella DeNapoli, Arielle Rosales, Taylor Green, Meghan Manning Delaney Love, Courtney Sauls, Morgan Harrison, Logan Epstein, Matthew Tiberi, Ciara Roman, Jean Cruz, Sangita Pawar, Nicole Cardona
The night will be filmed by Jacob Hiss (@jacob.hiss) and photographed by Corey Rives (@coreyrivesvisualart).
We will also have special guest Stephanie Klemons (Hamilton, In The Heights) to talk about her non-profit Katie's Art Project and our very special class November 7th that she will be heading! (All proceeds in this class to benefit Katie's Art Project)
We are looking forward to bringing another opportunity for artists in NYC to share their work and passion with others. Be sure to join us on November 5th at 8pm.
The show will be held at The Tank, tickets are $17 and can be bought here: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3657630