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Commentary = not thing

Commentary = not thing


Juliana F. May/MAYDANCE


New York Live Arts 219 W 19th St. New York, NY 10011


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 7:30pm
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 7:30pm



Juliana F. May/MAYDANCE

 Feb 19 - 23 @ 7:30pm


World Premiere

Part Steven Sondheim and part The B-52’s, Commentary = not thing is a modern dance opera that unfolds into a series of kaleidoscopic movement passages, vocalizing scores and chanting and singing sequences. In this work, May — a choreographer devoted to abstraction and its ability to communicate the expressive body — examines social emotions such as compassion, embarrassment, shame, guilt and contempt, in an effort to generate a narrative that is fueled by the emotional happenings of the individuals in the group and the interpersonal events that unfold.

Feb 21 at 6:30 Come Early Discussion
Feb 22 Stay Late Discussion

Sign up for Juliana's Shared Practice class, Feb 2, 1:30-3:30pm, 5.

Commentary = not thing is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. The work was developed, in part, during a residency at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center supported by New York State DanceForce with funding from the New York State Council on the Arts.

For more information please visit http://www.newyorklivearts.org/event/commentary_not_thing

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