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EYE ON DANCE Live! Free Screenings Oct. 26 and Dec. 14

EYE ON DANCE Live! Free Screenings Oct. 26 and Dec. 14

Company:

Gibney Dance

Location:

Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center

Dates:

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 6:30pm
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 6:30pm

Tickets:

https://gibneydance.org/

Company:
Gibney Dance

GIBNEY DANCE PRESENTS:
EYE ON DANCE Live! Screenings Celebrating:
The Legacy of Jose Limon (Oct. 26)
Bessie Schonberg and Louise Roberts (Dec. 14)


Two free public programs feature EYE ON DANCE episodes spotlighting
Jose Limon and the Limon Company’s 70th Anniversary
plus Bessie Schonberg and Louis Robert’s gifts to young dancers.
Rare video footage of Jose Limon dancing in Moor’s Pavane and the
only footage of Bessie Schonberg and Louise Roberts exchanging views
Post-screening conversations are curated by Celia Ipiotis with
Carla Maxwell on Oct. 26 and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Jill Williams on Dec. 14. Q & A follows.

Date: Monday, October 26, 2015 at 6:30pm
Location: Gibney Dance 280 Broadway (Entrance 53A Chambers St.)
EYE ON DANCE Episode #310: “Jose Limon’s Legacy” (produced 1991)
EOD GUESTS: Limon dancers Carla Maxwell, Nina Watt, Carlos Orta
EOD Dance Excerpts: Moor’s Pavane (Jose Limon, Lucas Hoving,
Pauline Koner, Betty Jones); Missa Brevis with Jose Limon plus an excerpt
with the 1991 Limon Company members.
Post Screening Panel: Celia Ipiotis (creator/producer/host of EOD)
curates a conversation with Carla Maxwell, Artistic Director of
the Limon Dance Company, about Limon’s enduring impact on modern
dance and a look at the 70th anniversary celebrations.

Date: Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:30pm
Location: Gibney Dance 280 Broadway (Entrance 53A Chambers St.)
EYE ON DANCE Episode #201: “Nurturing A New Generation of Dancers” (produced 1986)
EOD GUESTS: Bessie Schonberg (dance mentor/composition
teacher) and Louise Roberts (dance mentor/director of the Clark Dance Center)
EOD Dance Excerpts: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s Anarchy, wild women
and Dinah; Paul Andrew Thompson’s Frantic Romanticism and Valda
Setterfield’s introduction of Schonberg at the first Bessie Awards presentation in 1984.
Post Screening Panel: Celia Ipiotis (creator/producer/host of
EOD) explores with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar Director of Urban Bush
Women) and Jill Williams (Director of Clark Center Remembered) the
impact of Robert’s and Schonberg’s dedication to encouraging a new
generation of dancers and choreographers and today’s mentors.

 

RSVP link for the EOD Screenings/Conversations Oct. 26 and Dec. 14:
https://gibneydance.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0SE000000Mt2GkMAJ


 

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