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"Connections," A Shared Bill of Dance Performances at JCAL Black Box Theater (FREE)

"Connections," A Shared Bill of Dance Performances at JCAL Black Box Theater (FREE)


Creative Performances


Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
61-04 Jamaica Ave


Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 7:30pm



Creative Performances

"Connections," a shared bill of dance performances at JCAL Black Box Theater


Time: 7:30 P.M.

Duration: 1 HOUR

Venue address: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 61-04 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432


Tickets: FREE



JKing Dance Company. Choreographer: Joyce King
IG: @joyceking.jkdcny

Joyce is a Brooklyn-based Choreographer/Director/Educator. Choreographic highlights: Jazz at Lincoln-Appel Room, JCAL-Main stage, Florence Gould Hall, Symphony Space, Dansstage Festival, Auditorio Nacional, Teatro Eugene O’Neil Theaters, HIGHFEST, self produced-Ailey Citigroup Theater, and James and Martha Duffy Performance Space. Recipient of 2021 Alpha Omega's STUDIO to STAGE residency, Union St Dance AIR, 2018 CUNY Dance Initiative, BUILD grant. Past faculty:STEPS, Joffrey, guest faculty: BDC, Internationally- Costa Rica, Tokyo Japan, Paris, Belgium, Armenia. Joyce continues to teach Masterclasses/workshops/intensives. She is happily married to Ray and the proud mom of her 18 yr old daughter Kiera Sydney.

sarAika movement collective. Choreographers (& Performers): Aika Takeshima & Sara Pizzi
IG: @saraikamovementcollective

Sara Pizzi is an Italian contemporary-conceptual dancer and choreographer, now based in NYC. She attended Steps on Broadway and Peridance Center from which she graduated in 2020. In the same year she founded her creative space S|R|P|Z working with international and national artists, producing live and virtual performances. Now, Sara is dancer for the NY based dance companies: “Valerie Green/Dance Entropy” by Valerie Green, “The Next Stage Project” by Marijke Eliasberg and Jana Hicks, “VALLETO” by Valeria Gonzales and “Open Dance Ensemble” by Philip Foster.

Aika Takeshima is a 10+ year career dance artist, writer, and diversity activist from Osaka Japan. From 2014, Aika attended the International Dance Program for 3 years in the academy Peridance Center in NYC working with Amy Jordan “Victory Dance Project Company”, Ashlé Dawson “ESTADO INGRAVITTO”, Julia Eshstrand and Elisabetta Minutoli. In order to help people find more freedom and possibilities in themselves, she creates dance works, writes about art/dance/LGBTQIA+ and founded an organization LIVABALL in 2020 aiming to make the society more livable in Japan.


* Registration is required.

** The show will be live streamed via JCAL's YouTube Channel. We will send you the link if you register to watch it live online.

*** COVID-19 Protocol: Please bring your vaccination card. Audience is 'required' to wear masks while inside the theater. Thank you.  

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