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Take Root Presents: caitlin+dancers and Kristen Carcone
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy
TAKE ROOT, now in its 10th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC public.
Curated by Gierre Godley
Advance sale tickets: $17 online at www.GreenSpaceStudio.org
Tickets purchased at door: $20 cash, $22 credit card
About the Work
caitlin+dancers—a small, NYC-based performance company—is dedicated to the research and creation of work reflecting human subtlety, using movement as a conduit for imaginative grandeur. Two vastly different works will be presented in tandem: Variations on a Ghost, a traditional format concert work which draws from the Edwardian era ghost signature fad and plays on duality and the residue of entity, and For You, a theatrical trio for one performer, a flower, and two guests. The latter presents a performative crossing of traditional theatrical elements and immersive theater skill sets, creating a light-hearted work that redefines the relationship between viewer and performer.
Kristen Carcone’s Dinner is Served, set at a dinner party in the 1920s, explores the world of 10 different characters: the husband, the host, the angry one, the drunk, the mute, the lady in red, the other man, the mysterious one, the party girl, and the hustler. The piece blurs the line between reality and absurdity, inner dialogue vs outer dialogue, truth vs. perception, showcasing the impact that societal programming can have on behavior and relationships.
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