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Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company celebrates its 45th anniversary

Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company celebrates its 45th anniversary

Company:

Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company

Location:

Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street

Dates:

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

Company:
Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company

ALPHA OMEGA THEATRICAL DANCE COMPANY
IN A PROGRAM OF WORKS BY ELEO POMARE and ENRIQUE CRUZ DEJESUS
Saturday November 18 at 8 PM; Sunday November 19 at 3 PM
Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street


Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company celebrates its 45th anniversary with works by Eleo Pomare, who enjoyed a long association with the Company, and artistic director Enrique Cruz DeJesus.  


Program:
Pomare - Narcissus Rising, the powerful solo, originally danced by the choreographer, that helped propel Pomare into the forefront of modern dance.   Donna Clark will repeat her acclaimed performance as a "biker chick."
Pomare - Las Desenamoradas, (company premiere) a 1967 ensemble work set to music by Coltrane and based on Lorca's play "House of Bernarda Alba."
Pomare - Radeau (Raft), created in 1994 and depicting a stormy sea voyage to safety from strife-torn Haiti.
DeJesus - Mending Minds (premiere), inspired by caretakers and asking who will care for the caring?
DeJesus - Evolution, a playful company dance set to the irresistible rhythms of Tito Puento.

 

Donna Clark as the leather&chains biker in Eleo Pomare's 1968 "Narcissus Rising"
photo by Mansa Mussa

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