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BUGLISI DANCE THEATRE'S 20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

BUGLISI DANCE THEATRE'S 20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Dates:

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

Four World Premieres and Company Classics

BUGLISI  DANCE  THEATRE'S  20th ANNIVERSARY  SEASON
 
Four World Premieres and Company Classics

Guest Artists: Martine van Hamel, Charles Askegard

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
 
 
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, partnered by guest Charles Askegard; 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;
Zjawa, commissioned solo by Katarzyna Skarpetowska to music by John Zorn.
 
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 solo Zjawa by Katarzyna Skarpetowska, 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.
 
Programs
 
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
Zjawa     Katarzyna Skarpetowska/John Zorn
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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