Family Friendly Show
Sunday, June 13 @ 1:30pm
Alison Cook Beatty Dance, NY
JANOS FELEDI-FELEDI PROJECT, HUNGARY
Anthony Alterio, NY
SEOP DANCE COMPANY/Yongchul Kim, S. Korea
Inclined Dance Project, NY
Alex Mitchell Choreography, NY
Sam Lobel, NY
DAEGU CITY DANCE COMPANY, S. Korea
General ticket : $15
A private Live Stream video link will be forwarded to you 1 hour before the start time, and you will have 5 hours to watch the full performance at your own leisure.
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Alison Cook Beatty Dance
Alison Cook-Beatty received her BFA from the Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee, receiving the Ruth Sandholm Ambrose Scholarship Award with high honors. She moved to NYC and danced with the Paul Taylor Dance Company and Taylor 2. In 2012, Ms. Cook-Beatty founded ALISON COOK BEATTY DANCE, a classically-based modern dance company whose mission is to make dance accessible and emotionally engaging for all. She has been commissioned by companies such as Ballet Next, Carolina Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet School, and others. In September 2020, the 501c3 nonprofit organization was honored and awarded a grant from Dance/NYC’s Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund and later that year was supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
© Alison Cook-Beatty and Michael Feigenbaum
JANOS FELEDI-FELEDI PROJECT
Over the past 10 years, the Feledi Project, under the artistic direction of János Feledi, has become an ensemble with the most versatile repertoire, artists of high quality in the Hungarian dance scene.
He used to believe and still believes that with persistent work, the Feledi Project can grow into a defining company in the dance life. In addition to uniquely combining the basics of classical ballet with elements of modern dance, there was a fundamental desire to bring a new color to the world of dance art with its mature, individual style and way of expression in its creative form.
The main goal of the Feledi Project is to preserve the Hungarian artistic cultural values and traditions, and to strengthen the high-quality artistic creative work.To date, more than 20 works have been created. Over the past 10 years the Feledi Project performed in 3 continents (USA, Africa, Europe)
© Courtesy Photo
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Anthony Alterio is currently on faculty in the Theatre & Dance Department as Assistant Professor of Dance at State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia. He began his professional dance training at The University of Colorado-Boulder, where he received a BA double-majoring in Dance and Psychology and went on to attain an MFA in Dance from the University of Michigan. Untitled, No. 27 is a work that relies on camera editing, music, and lights that all come together to then abstract and warp movement for the audiences' viewing pleasure. The piece was solely created to give viewers something to enjoy and something to dance along with. The concept and choreography were specifically thought out with the camera's gaze in mind.
© Anthony Alterio
SEOP DANCE COMPANY/ Yongchul Kim
SEOP Dance Company was founded in 1992 by choreographer Kim, Yongchul and is rooted in traditional Korean dance and cultural consciousness. The company performs works characterized by lyricism and refinement and aims to bring dance aesthetics to a new level through dynamic individuality and innovation. The company's long- term broader goal is to be open to other Asian dance cultures and harmonize with them. The diversity and distinction of SEOP Dance Company led them to perform on the stages of various international cities, including at the Beijing Asia Art Festival in 1998, also Beijing international Dance Festival and in Shanghai, Guangdong, Taiwan, Tokyo, Osaka, Bangkok, India, Singapore, the Philippines, Germany and New York in order to help familiarize international audiences with Korean dance.
© Ha Jiyeong
Inclined Dance Project
Inclined Dance Project, led by Artistic Director Kristen Klein, is a female identifying Brooklyn based contemporary dance company that presents visually intricate landscapes propelled by human experiences. Founded in 2009, this collaborative company aims to challenge the conventional roles of female dancers by creating works that defy gender and stereotypical responsibilities. The company has performed throughout New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, California, and in Japan. Inclined’s newest dance film, Distance Halved, examines the physical, social, and emotional distance between two individuals. Filmed on the Williamsburg Bridge in New York City, the film is a response to the performer’s self-reflections on the past year’s pandemic lockdown.
© Louise Palmberg
Alex Mitchell Choreography
Heart Like Yours
Alex Mitchell is a dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist based in New York City. Alex received her BFA in Dance Studies from Long Island University, where she learned the importance of her choreographic voice. An Alumni of the Young Choreographer’s Festival, she has presented work around New York at industry events such as Sybarite Love is Love, BrickHouse NYC Open House, Broadway Dance Center Pro Sem Showcase, WAX Works and many more. ‘Heart Like Yours’ is a duet that explores the dynamics of a relationship that lacks communication-a conversation without conclusion. The audience is left to decide what the future holds for the pair. Danced by Jamie Kleinschnitz and Chris Critelli, Videography by Pierre Marais
© Pierre Marais
You'll Never Be
Sam Lobel is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She has presented her work at the Young Choreographer’s Festival, Uptown Rising, On 1 Condition, NYC Choreographer’s Forum, NACHMO, APEX, Sybarite Love is Love, Think Tank the Showcase, and more. She is the choreographer for this year's production for Tisch New Theater. Sam is currently a teaching artist at Luna Performing Arts.
Her piece, titled “You’ll Never Be”, is about dealing with the personal challenges that we have all faced in 2020. In a reality that was altered so quickly, we had to modify almost all aspects of our lives. The piece explores how we compare ourselves to others while we are all just trying to get through difficult times.
© Jacob Hiss
DAEGU CITY DANCE COMPANY
Daegu City Dance Company(DCDC) IS The first national public modern dance organization in Korea. As the representative dancing company of the performance and culture in city Daegu, the DCDC is enhancing its possibilities throughout not only just in Korea boundary, but also in Asia, Europe and North America while exchanging advanced dance information and techniques with other worldwide dance companies.
“<The Car> showed a sophisticated stage with a unified sense of harmony of stage equipment, lighting, costumes, and images, containing a message aiming for coexistence between machines and humans, taking the human confrontation as the theme.” (Dec,2019 / Magazine Goodstage)
© Hawng Inmo
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