Two Events this Weekend at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
THE SERIES: VOL. 1, presented by Ballet Inc.
Saturday July 23 at 7:30 PM
Manhattan Movement Arts Center, MMAC, 248 West 60th Street (bet. 10th & West End Avenues)
Tickets: $25 - $30 includes performance and reception following
Aaron Atkins, director of Ballet Inc., will present short works by 20+ emerging choreographers and dance companies whose credits range from the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group to the Moulin Rouge in Paris. Participants include Brianna Anderson, Danielle Bagenstos, Chloe Bowman, Marika Brussel, Hannah Button, Arlana Crowder, Patricia Crumrine, Ana Cuellar, Diane Dragone, Maggie Golder, Caitlyn Hydeck, Satomi Itohara, Amy Jordan, Emily Jerant, Levi Marsman, Patrick O'Brian, Jessica T. Pearson, Maiya Redding, Nicholas Rodrigues, Christopher Rudd, Danielle Staropoli, Sarah Zehnder.
FINI DANCE FESTIVAL
Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 PM
Manhattan Movement Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street
Tickets: $25; $15 for students/seniors, $50 for special VIP seating
Antonio Fini, dancer/producer from Calabria and former member of the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, presents the third annual Fini Italian Dance Festival, featuring dance companies from Milan, Naples and Modena, as well as dancers from New York City-area companies, including Taylor 2, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Martha Graham Dance Company, and Staten Island Ballet. The glamorous Tabata Caldironi will once again come from Milan to host, and to present awards to Jacqulyn Buglisi (Lifetime Achievement Award), and dancers Petra Conti (Boston Ballet), Greta Campo (Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company), and Lorenzo Pagano (Martha Graham Dance Company)..