STATEN ISLAND, NY: PASS - "Within tragedy lies the serpent of creation"
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Sadness is a wicked serpent coiled up in the dark. It can kill itself with its own venom and also, crawl, stretch, climb, sway, dance, shed skin, and transform. In Within tragedy lies the serpent of creation, choreographer/performer Anjoli Chadha asks “Is suffering a harborer of our creative powers? Do we live in it on purpose?”
Saturday, April 13 | 6:00 PM reception | 7:00 PM performance, followed by a brief Q & A
Room G201 – The Dance Center | Building G
Admission: $10 | Snug Harbor Member: $8 | Buy tickets here
Note from Chadha: On my daily commute and in my travels, I often see suffering in the faces and bodies around me. I shake off or stretch out the weight I feel in my back and neck when seeing a woman with no home, hunched over her wagon with the weight of her coat and bags. Seeing the everyday personal suffering and how we are victims of our personal stories is very evocative for me—not just why we suffer, but how some of us choose to stay in suffering.
About PASS: Performing Arts Salon Saturdays
PASS is a curated performance series that takes place at Snug Harbor’s Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art and Dance Center. The salon’s focus is on original works in performing arts (music, dance, theater, and multi-media) in different stages of development. These works-in-progress are the culmination of a one-month residency at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. PASS is curated by Melissa West, Vice President of Curation.
Share Your Audience Review. Your Words Are Valuable to Dance.
Are you going to see this show, or have you seen it? Share "your" review here on The Dance Enthusiast. Your words are valuable. They help artists, educate audiences, and support the dance field in general. There is no need to be a professional critic. Just click through to our Audience Review Section and you will have the option to write free-form, or answer our helpful Enthusiast Review Questionnaire, or if you feel creative, even write a haiku review. So join the conversation.