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"It's a beautiful day too bad it won't last and neither will you" by Dancews Work In Progress

"It's a beautiful day too bad it won't last and neither will you" by Dancews

Company:

Dancews

Location:

Speyer Hall, University Settlement
184 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002

Dates:

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 8:00pm

Tickets:

https://dancews.brownpapertickets.com/

Company:
Dancews

Dancews new work, "It's a beautiful day too bad it won't last and neither will you," is created in the year following the untimely death of choreographer Ella Dawn W-S' father. This reality is both central and dislocated within the dance. Personal histories collide with our limited collective imagination for fantasy and grief as dancers reach, repair, and refashion across the surface of a performance. Everyday materials and conversations are distorted to expand our imaginations and create memorial landscapes, idols, and altars.

Dancews is a movement collaboration facilitated by Ella Dawn W-S. Through using the body as a primary source, we experiment with scores, paraphrasing, and approximating. Personal histories collide with socially constructed limitations to create a heightened, absurdist encounter.

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