Elephant Dance Winter Works In Process
Friday, December 6 – Saturday, December 7 at 8PM
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 7PM
Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door
The Tank @ 46th Street
151 w. 46th St. (b/t 6th and 7th Ave), 8th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Box Office: 212-563-6269
New York, NY – Director Mary Ellen Carafice and her Brooklyn based company Elephant Dance share their Winter Works in Process Series presented by The Tank. Elephant Dance, an emerging interdisciplinary dance company, is showing excerpts from three works: Every Woman I’ve Ever Known, Knowing You is Complicated, and Somniloquy on December 6 and 7 at 8PM and December 8 at 7PM. Tickets are available online (http://elephantdance.brownpapertickets.com/) or by calling the box office at 212-563-6269.
Elephant Dance is a collection of people that explores movement, and choreography that is socially relevant, creatively expressive, and visually memorable.
Mary Ellen Carafice is a Brooklyn based Dancer and Choreographer. Hailing from Rochester, NY, Carafice holds an AS in Social and Behavioral Science and a BA Dance from Hunter College. Carafice has performed works by Ivy Baldwin, Monica Bill Barnes, Yoshiko Chuma, Mariangela Lopez, Kendra Portier, Alwin Nikolais, The No Collective, and Melissa West and has recently traveled to Australia and Argentina to study with Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin, Al Wunder and Biblioteca Popular Juventud Moderna, respectively. She is a Gilman Award Recipient and was a teaching artist for Council on the Arts and Humanities of Staten Island April 2013 programming at The Curiosity Project. For more information go to the Elephant Dance website.
The Tank is a Manhattan based non-profit arts presenter. Curating across all disciplines, The Tank provides an artistic home to both new and established artists who are engaged in the pursuit of new ideas. Combining free performance space, subsidized rehearsal space, discounted ticket prices and promotional support; the Tank brings quality programming to a new generation of audience for live performance, civic discourse, and the work of emerging artists. The Tank is a volunteer-run organization and a curated space.