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Pentacle Announces Fall Further VI

Pentacle Announces Fall Further VI


Pentacle Dance


Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY


Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 7:00pm



Pentacle Dance

Pentacle Announces Fall Further VI
Sunday, October 22nd @ 7:00pm at Dixon Place, New York City


Pentacle Presents: Fall Further VI is Pentacle’s annual fall showcase featuring the works of Pentacle Gallery artists and guests. Now in its sixth year, this year’s performance includes works from CoreDance Contemporary, danceTactics performance group, Hanna Q Dance Company, SYREN Modern Dance and The Moving Architects
The Gallery is an eclectic group of vibrant and talented dance makers encompassing a diverse range of engaging dance artists.

Sunday, October 22nd @ 7:00pm
Dixon Place is located at 161A Chrystie Street, New York NY
Tickets: $15 Advance Sales; $18 at the door; $12 for Students & Seniors
Reservations: Pentacle, 212.278.8111   x3429  or  thegallery@pentacle.org

Fall Further VI Participants: 
SYREN Modern Dance will present Red and Blue, Bitter and Sweet which is inspired by the wild world of Quantum Physics. The piece explores theories such as Entanglement, Duality, Uncertainly Principle and Super position, and aims to shed light on scientific theory through the lens of art and human connection.
SYREN Modern Dance is a New York based company founded in 2003 by Lynn Peterson and Kate St. Amand. Now in its 15th Season SYREN Dance is impassioned to seek and share knowledge through the art of dance. Highlights include sharing dance at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Symphony Space, Dance Theater Workshop, Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity, Sacred Music at the Red Door, Bach Society Houston, Green Space, Cité Universitaire, The Riverside Theatre, Queens Theatre in the Park, Dancers Responding to AIDS, The Warner Theatre, New Haven Ballet, and The Ethel Walker School. 
Performance Title: Red Blue and Bitter Sweet
Choreographer: Kate St. Amand
Website Link: www.syrendance.org
Promo Video: https://vimeo.com/user9474182/redandbluepromo
danceTactics performance group presents Undeniable Traits a study about moving vocabulary and shifting relations that are impossible to deny; particular characteristics, qualities and tendencies that someone or something has…
Under the direction of Artistic Director Keith A. Thompson, danceTactics performance group directs its interest towards dance’s capacity to communicate on its own, undressed. The company thrives on seeking out challenges of discovery that occur within the moment, compositionally and conceptually. Choreographic complexity, and the articulation of multiple pathways through and between spaces, are a main focus. In collaboration with his dancers, Thompson intensely values researching the fusion of theater and contemporary dance. With a passionate investigation of dance and physical theater, danceTactics aims to create connections between abstraction and narrative with each new work.
Performance Title: Undeniable Traits
Choreographer: Keith Thompson
Website Link: www.dancetactics.org
CoreDance Contemporary
’s Surface & Skin investigates the parallel universe between the human body and architecture. Shapes of light invade chosen spaces, telling their story through the decomposition of movements and kinetics.
CoreDance Contemporary is an Australian modern dance company residing in New York City. Founded by Artistic Director Rebecca McCormac in 2011, the company is comprised of six dance artists who bring different cultural and dance backgrounds to the fore to form a hardworking and dedicated ensemble. CoreDance’s objective is to investigate choreographically different, and oft times contradictory, movement vocabulary through the physicality of one’s kinetics, and to explore the realization of this physicality as it takes form in the space.
Performance Title: Surface & Skin
Choreographer: Rebecca McCormac
Website Link: www.coredancecontemp.wixsite.com/dance-company
Promo Video: https://youtu.be/Ez0d_TDZJ1s
Artistic Director and Choreographer Johanna LjungQvist- Brinson of Hanna Q Dance Company worked with composer Stephane Le Gouvello to create Threat to Freedom and Democracy, highlighting her fears of the threats to democracy, human rights, universal terrorist attacks and questions how these events will affect our daily freedoms.
Founded in 2013, Hanna Q Dance Company has been performing original works. The Swedish born and raised Artistic Director and Choreographer, Johanna LjungQvist-Brinson, draws inspiration from the forces of nature and uses its elements to create dynamic narratives through movement. The choreography is comprised of technically rigorous movement, derived from Johanna’s background in Dunham technique, as well as partnering at once intricately acrobatic and viscerally human. The dancers express bursts of passion and athleticism, sweeping the audience into a different world full of emotions.
Performance Title: Threat to Freedom and Democracy
Choreographer: Johanna LjungQvist-Brinson
Website Link: www.hannaqdancecompany.com
Promo Video: https://vimeo.com/229399198/718597cc1f
The Moving Architects perform Canon an escalating dance work that utilizes dynamic entrances, exits, vigorous partnering, and full-stage dancing, displays and promotes political activism and civic engagement through the dancing body.
The Moving Architects (TMA), under Artistic Director Erin Carlisle Norton, is a female-centric dance company that has performed and taught extensively since its formation in 2007 in academic and community settings throughout the New York area, along the East Coast, in the Midwest, Central Asia, Guatemala, and Morocco.  Recent performances include Bryant Park presents Contemporary Dance, The Tank, Jersey City Theatre Center, Boston’s The Dance Complex, Wilson College Creative Residency, Montclair Art Museum, and upcoming Nov 30-Dec 2 at Triskelion Arts. TMA produces the dance interview podcast “Movers & Shapers: A Dance Podcast”.
Performance Title:  Canon
Choreographer:  Erin Carlisle Norton
Website Link:  www.themovingarchitects.org


CoreDance Contemporary “Surface & Skin” – Eric Bandiero

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