Program 7
Sunday, June 26 @ 4pm

Performances by:

Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama, NY

Kathleen Hickey, IN

Alisa Guiffrida, NY

Flamencodanza Aylin Bayaz, Spain

Lauren Blair Smith Dance Company, CA

Theatre Mucheon, South Korea

Dmitri Peskov, UT

Lisa D. Long, CA

                         

 

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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Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama

"Out of the Folds of Women" 

The award-winning Buglisi Dance Theatre, recipient of National Endowment for the Arts grants for its 2021/22 creative work, is acclaimed for multi-cultural, socially-relevant dances on the human condition that reveal the heroic spirit, strengths and vulnerabilities of humanity. Founded in 1993 by Bessie Award Special Citation Honoree/Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi, and Terese Capucilli, Christine Dakin and Donlin Foreman, former Principal Dancers of the Martha Graham Dance Co., BDT performs NYCseasons at The Joyce Theater, New York Live Arts, Ailey Citigroup Theater, and, in June 2022, The Chelsea Factory; tours across the U.S. from Jacob’s Pillow to the Vail International Dance Festival; and abroad in Australia, Czech Republic, Mexico, Israel, and Italy. Since 2011, BDT performs the Table of Silence Project 9/11, a multi-cultural performance ritual for peace at Lincoln Center, seen via live streaming 235 countries/territories. buglisidance.org | tableofsilence.org

© Yu Chun Wu

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Anabella Lenzu/ DanceDrama

"Out of the Folds of Women"

Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, writer and teacher with over 30 years of experience working in Argentina, Chile, Italy, and the USA. Lenzu directs her own company, Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama, which since 2006 has presented 390 performances, created 14 choreographic works and performed at 100 venues, presenting thought provoking and historically conscious dance-theater in NYC. As a choreographer, she has produced and directed several award-winning short dance films and screened her work in over 80 festivals both nationally and internationally, including London, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Greece, Serbia, India, Indonesia, Cyprus, Portugal, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia & Brazil.

© Courtesy Photo

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Planes of Being

Kathleen (Kat) Hickey, a native to the Chicago area, is a dance artist and researcher. Currently based in West Lafayette, her work has been seen nationally throughout Chicago, Milwaukee, New York City, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Berkeley, Detroit, Indianapolis and internationally in Shanghai and Hangzhou China. Hickey holds a B.A. in Political Science from Purdue University and an M.F.A. in Dance and Performing Arts from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and currently is a Lecturer in the Division of Dance at Purdue University. 

Planes of Being was created in response to the living in the pandemic, considering how people weave in and out of each other’s space without fully realizing the impact of their actions. The quartet comes alive with vigorous movement that involves balance, spirals, and testing the limit of one’s kinesphere.  

Choreography of Kathleen Hickey

© Darial Sneed

Classic

Collection

Now on Sale
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Alisa Guiffrida

Behind Blank Eyes

Alisa Guiffrida is twenty-one years old. She is currently studying to get a BFA in dance at the University at Buffalo. She has studied various styles of dance at the collegiate level, performed in both live and virtual showcases, and have had many opportunities to choreograph. The piece she is presenting, “Behind Blank Eyes” explores her experiences with emotional vulnerability. Her piece moves through three phases: reality, a tunnel between reality and her head, and inside of her head. This journey tells the story of her struggle with expressing emotions.

 © Berenice Jaramillo

Tree Hugger
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Lauren Blair Smith Dance Company

Bite-Sized

Lauren Blair Smith Dance Company is a multidisciplinary, coming-of-age contemporary dance and performance company established in Singapore in 2020 with plans to expand to NYC, California, and parts of Southeast Asia. Our motto, “let’s break standards”, epitomizes our goal to revolutionize typical approaches towards the conventional modern dance and performing arts industry, both on stage and in the studios. Nurturing through educating the next generation is a tremendous aspect of that process towards embracing fresh methods and processes towards dance education.

 © Schneider-Cohen

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Flamencodanza Aylin Bayaz

Flamencodanza

An elegant show of contemporary Flamenco, premiered at the Avignon festival, France in 2021, by dancer Aylin Bayaz and guitarist Raúl Mannola. The duo show has been performed in several festivals from Australia and New Zealand, to Spain, Finland and France. With a trajectory of decades as a professional guitarist, Raul has an extensive discography of both traditional Flamenco and Flamenco-Jazz Fusión. Aylin holds an MA in Dance from the Institute of the Arts, Barcelona, 2018. Before that she trained in Flamenco at the Amor de Dios studios in Madrid. The contemporary Flamenco dance of Aylin is made of strength, elegance  and delicacy. 

Photo by ©Allison Mersereau

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Water Station

"In this work, the use of compressed language is supreme...."....................Good Stage, Nov. 2021

 

"The audience will never forget the reverberation within the condensed time of 80 minutes"......Theatre, Nov. 2021

 

"Bite-Sized" focuses on an unstable, hysterical state of being. What happens when the world is quiet, yet late night thoughts are running rampant?

Theatre Mucheon

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Dmitri Peskov

through a glass darkly

Dmitri Peskov is the Chair of the Snow College Dance Department. Most recently, he presented new works at Our Stories Dance Festival produced in Israel and Germany, at All That Dance Film Festival produced in Seoul, Korea as well as at Dance Now in New York, Midwest RAD Fest in Kalamazoo, Only The Lonely Festival in Salt Lake City and Dance on Screen Alabama. His work "through a glass darkly" for the 21 Anniversary Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL was originally composed during the early stages of the pandemic and was subsequently influenced by the recent war in Eastern Europe. Thus: a creature crawling in the dark masked and unmasked, a place in the middle of nowhere and a failed search for redemption....

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Lisa D. Long 

For Those Who Cannot Yet Speak

Lisa D. Long is a choreographer, dancer, and educator. Dancing for Dallas Black Dance Theatre, she danced works by Donald Byrd, Kevin Iega Jeff, George Faison, and Chuck Davis and was a principal with Dance Kaleidoscope for nine years. 

Lisa’s choreography has been produced at: DUMBO/Solo Duo, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Highways, LA. Her piece, “Into the Rose” was allowed to be presented within the labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral and her commercial choreography for Chevrolet won fourth place in MOFILM’s competition.

Lisa’s research centers mindfulness practices for dancers.

Currently, she is faculty at CSU Fullerton. Webpage: dlongdance.com

 © Ben Licera

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