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Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 8:00am

Four World Premieres and Company Classics


Four World Premieres and Company Classics
Guest Artist: Martine van Hamel
Guest Choreographers: Nacho Duato and Katarzyna Skarpetowska
Original Scores by Steve Margoshes, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Andy Teirstein

February 5-10
Tuesday & Wednesday at 7:30 PM
Thursday & Friday at 8 PM
Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM & 7:30 PM
Dance Chat: Wednesday Feb. 6
Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street)
Tickets: 0-9
Reservations: 212.242.0800 or www.joyce.org

"impassioned movement, ferocious belief." Newsday
"A feast for the eyes and soul" Arts Houston
"Buglisi is a powerful observer of humanity." Dance Magazine
"Each dance is an encounter with destiny." The New York Times
"Images of stillness, beauty and infinite strength." The Wall Street Journal

Buglisi Dance Theatre, with choreography and direction by Jacqulyn Buglisi, former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a week at The Joyce, February 5-10. Choreographer Nacho Duato will also be represented with solo excerpts from his Arenal, and Katarzyna Skarpetowska will premiere a new solo as well as dance with the company in Suspended Women.

As always, Buglisi presents a company of acclaimed and mature artists: Martine van Hamel will return to guest in Caravaggio Meets Hopper; founding member Terese Capucilli will dance the roles she created in Suspended Women and Requiem; the opening night cast of Requiem will also feature founding member Christine Dakin and Virginie Mecene; and Mecene and Kevin Predmore, who have performed with the Company since its founding, will dance Threshold. This very special season will see four world premieres as well as classic Buglisi works, February 5-10 at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue.

Four World Premieres:
This is Forever, set to a rhapsody performed live by composer Steve Margoshes on opening night;
Snow Falling on Water, to a tender score by Andy Teirstein (live music);
Butterflies and Demons, music by Daniel Bernard Roumain;
Commissioned Solo by Katarzyna Skarpetowska

Buglisi's works have been acclaimed for their passion and theatrical power, danced by a company of mature, expressive, and totally commited artists. From the repertory they will perform Buglisi's signature works, the breathtaking Suspended Women; Rain to music by world percussionist Glen Velez; the exquisite Requiem, Prelude,Threshold, and the cinematic feast Caravaggio Meets Hopper.

* The commissioned solo by Katarzyna Skarpetowska's, a student of Jacqulyn Buglisi at the Juilliard School, is made possible with commissioning funds from the New York State Council on the Arts;

* The world premiere of Butterflies and Demons is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts;

* This is Forever, music by composer/pianist Steve Margoshes, who will perform live, is commissioned by the Father Fame Foundation;

* Snow Falling on Water, the new Buglisi/Andy Teirstein collaboration is supported by the O'Donnell Green Music and Dance Foundation.


Program A
Rain Buglisi/Velez
Three Solos from Arenal Nacho Duato/Bonet
Prelude Foreman/Gerald Finzi
This is Forever (World Premiere) Buglisi/Margoshes
Snow Falling on Water (World Premiere) Buglisi/Teirstein
Requiem Buglisi/Faure
Opening Night Tuesday February 5 at 7:30 PM
Thursday February 7 at 8 PM
Saturday February 9 at 2 PM
Sunday February 10 at 2 PM

Program B
Caravaggio Meets Hopper Buglisi/Musical Soundscape including Nino Rota, Corigliano, Jelly Roll Morton
Threshold Buglisi/Arvo Part
Butterflies and Demons Buglisi/Daniel Bernard Roumain
New Solo Katarzyna Skarpetowska
Suspended Women Buglisi/Ravel
Wednesday February 6 at 7:30 PM
Friday February 8 at 8 PM
Saturday February 9 at 8 PM
Sunday February 10 at 7:30 PM


Buglisi Dance Theatre's 2013 season is made possible with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Counil on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and through the generous support of the Arnhold Foundation, O'Donnell Greeen Music and Dance Foundation, The Father Fame Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and The Harkness Foundation for Dance.

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