With fall officially starting, we look forward to celebrating the new season with you at Dance on the Greenway, DTE’s latest site-specific work taking place in conjunction with openhousenewyork’sweekend celebration of NYC architecture and design. This is a free event open to the public. Bring a friend and a camera!
Saturday October 6th, 2012, 1pm & 4pm
(Rain Date: Sunday, October 7th, 2012, 1pm & 4pm)
1 Beard Street Brooklyn, NY 11231
MEET THE CHOREOGRAPHERS
Left to Right: Ani Taj Niemann, Aziza Barnes (The Dance Cartel), Charmy Wells, Sarah Donnelly (RDC), and Solomon Goodwin (Royal Empire)
© kamau ware 2012
Dance on the Greenway will present dance works by Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance, Ani Taj Niemann/Dance Cartel, Charmy Wells with Sarah Donnelly/RDC as well as the work of two young emerging Red Hook choreographers Solomon Goodwin/Royal Empire and Michelle Eaddy/Picture Perfect. These new site-specific dance works have been created for the spectacular Red Hook IKEA Erie Basin Park and will take place in conjunction with openhousenewyork’s weekend celebration of NYC architecture and design. These performances are free and take place outdoors. Audience should plan to arrive 15 minutes early, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Enter through the IKEA parking lot at the intersection of Beard and Dwight Streets.
We sat down with one of the Dance on the Greenway choreographers, Ani Taj Niemann to discuss the new work she is creating for this event. Click this link to check it out. Also check out our Image Galleryof Dance on the Greenway photos.
This event is made possible with funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Special thanks to IKEA New York.
ARTS EDUCATION NEWS
Welcome back students, teachers and staff. And welcome back to DTE’s stellar roster of amazing teaching artists. Our programs are underway with student film projects on the upcoming elections, playwriting workshops, music video projects and more.
© Leslie M. Macedo 2012
With summer over, DTE’s new Education Director, Patrick Crowley, is hard at work getting DTE’s arts education programs up and running at our partner schools. kamau ware, DTE’s new Media and Marketing consultant, has been bringing fresh approaches to our outreach efforts for Dance on the Greenway. If you bump into them at Fairway, say hi!