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El Regreso (The Return)

El Regreso (The Return)

Company:

ACCIDENTAL MOVEMENT/Mariangela López

Location:

The Theater at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, NYC

Dates:

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 7:30pm

Tickets:

www.gibneydance.org

Company:
ACCIDENTAL MOVEMENT/Mariangela López


ACCIDENTAL MOVEMENT/Mariangela López
El Regreso (The Return)
Thursday, February 26 – Saturday, February 28 at 7:30 pm
The Theater at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
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After working for over fifteen years with large groups of dancers, Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born choreographer Mariangela López rediscovers her own physicality and psyche in El Regreso (The Return). López explores the solo form in a ritualized dance that transposes the experience of a community onto a single body. Featuring music by Jason Grisell and dramaturgy by Jaime Shearn Coan.

Mariangela Lopez is a Brooklyn-based choreographer and performer from Caracas, Venezuela. Her pieces have been presented in Venezuela, Mexico, France, Boston, and multiple venues in New York City, including Williamsburg Art Nexus, Dixon Place, Danspace Project, Dance New Amsterdam, Movement Research at the Judson Church, P.S 122, Dance Theater Workshop, Tisch School of the Arts, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and MonkeyTown.

Mariangela has collaborated as a choreographer with Christian Joy (visual artist and fashion designer) in various projects since 2011, she also choreographed the “psycho-opera” Stop the Virgens by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ vocalist Karen O, presented by the Creators Project and Saint Ann’s Warehouse in October 2011 and at the Vivid Festival in Australia at the Sydney Opera House in May 2012.

Mariangela was the Associate Director of the Community Programs of Gina Gibney Dance (2005-2009). Mariangela has taught at Movement Research, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Dance New Amsterdam, the Harkness Center 92 Street Y, Ballet Hispanico and the Laban Institute of Movement Studies, NYC. Currently, Mariangela teaches Movement and Dance the The Blue School. Mariangela is a Certified Movement Analyst from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies (2001) and has a BFA from the Boston Conservatory (1999).Mariangela was a 2009-10 Movement Research Artist in Residency and a Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) Artist In Residency (2011-13).

El Regreso (The Return) was created with commissioning support from Gibney Dance.

Photo by Orkar Landi.

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