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FOOTPRINTS - Third Annual Modern Dance Festival

FOOTPRINTS -  Third Annual Modern Dance Festival


Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department


Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St.
New York, NY


Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm daily through May 20, 2017



Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department present the third annual FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St.
This annual dance festival celebrates innovative works of contemporary dance from diverse new and established voices in NYC dance.
FOOTPRINTS 2017 will feature the following works:

  • Grimm | Choreography by Danielle Kipnis, Nazmo Dance Collective
  • In Transit | Choreography by Ashley McQueen, Smashworks Dance Collective
  • Movers | Choreography by Megan Paradowski & Lil Arnonff, The Mill
  • Looking Glass | Choreography by Caitlin Parish
  • Infinite Reflection | Choreography by Cecly Placneti, Six Degrees Dance
  • Refuge | Choreography by Amanda Selwyn, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
  • The Rise of Otherness | Choreography by Elizabeth Shea, Elizabeth Shea Dance
  • The Empowered Women | Choreography by Alana Urda, Amalgamate Dance Company

Performances will take place Thursday, May 18, 2017 through Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7 PM in the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd St, NY, 10023.  There will be a reception following the Saturday night performance.  Tickets are priced at $17 for general public and $12 for Student/Child and YMCA NYC Members. To purchase tickets, visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/970348.
To learn more about the West Side YMCA Community Arts Department, contact Amanda Selwyn, Director of Community Arts, at 212-912-2635, aselwyn@ymcanyc.org, or visit www.ymcanyc.org/westside/pages/dance

About Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre creates original and dynamic dance theatre that raises questions, challenges social norms and values, and magnifies humanity through dance. Productions pivot around core themes and through an interplay between athletic and pedestrian motion, activate emotional expression, character, and narrative in a rich and abstract collage. Presenting dance in an immediate, mature, and inclusive way, we engage audiences from start to finish and beckon a response of thought, feeling, and soul.  www.amandaselwyndance.org
Founded in 2000, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre has presented over 50 productions at NYC venues including Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York Live Arts/DTW, Dance New Amsterdam, Danspace Project, Ailey Citigroup Theater, The Kumble Theater, and John Jay College.  We have been presented twice at Jacob's Pillow, Westfest, DUMBO Dance Festival, Dixon Place, Dance Teacher Summit, COOL NY, Movement Research, and Pushing Progress Series. We have toured to festivals, presented open rehearsals, interactive performance events and workshops, and offer arts-in-education programming through Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre to children in the NYC public schools.
About the West Side YMCA Community Arts Department
The West Side YMCA Community Arts Program strives to empower, educate, and maximize the potential of youth and adult emerging artists. Our classes are led by experienced instructors who create a stimulating atmosphere with lively activities, discussion and insightful feedback. We strive to create innovative performances, events, and programs that inspire, entertain, and reflect our community.
About the Y
The Y is one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children - regardless of age, income or background - to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. ymca.net

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