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"The Fantasyland Project" by Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

"The Fantasyland Project" by Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Company:

Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Location:

Virtual - www.tinyurl.com/fantasylandproject

Dates:

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 7:00pm

Tickets:

www.tinyurl.com/fantasylandproject

Company:
Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Kicking off their third decade of inventive programming, the New York City-based non-profit Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company premieres a new dance film, The Fantasyland Project, via a live screening and talkback with the artists. A collaboration between choreographer Daniel Gwirtzman and a cast of sixteen dancers, the twenty-minute film investigates the notion of fantasy through a range of lenses. 

The project’s inception traces back to Daniel’s trip to Greece in July 2019 where he dreamt up the concept and title for the presciently named Fantasyland, which was to have been presented at Long Island City’s Green Space and Manhattan’s Bryant Park. As he had written then:  

Fantasyland is an imaginative view of the world where perfected beauty, euphoria, and magical charm reign supreme. An antidote to the division which cleaves this Dis-United States, and channeling the gay spirit of Pride, Fantasyland views humanity through pink-colored lenses, presenting utopian portraits of harmonious relationships and optimistically-fantastic scenarios. 

As time and circumstance have evolved, it became clear Fantasyland could not progress as originally planned. This socially-distant reimagining of the project, with an original score by longtime collaborator Jeff Story, is free to attend, and can be found at HERE.

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