Two World Premieres by Lydia Johnson at the Ailey Citigroup Theater
Lydia Johnson Dance
Lydia Johnson, a choreographer celebrated for her originality and musicality, presents her company in two world premieres: "What Counts," set to music by popular jazz trio The Bad Plus, and "Giving Way," to contemporary Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, whose music has inspired other powerful Johnson works. The 10-member ensemble will also perform two recent Johnson works to music by Bach and Mozart. Dancers are Brynt Beitman, Grant Dettling, Katie Keith Dettling, Laura Di Orio, Chazz Fenner-McBride, Blake Hennessy-York, Min Seon Kim, Katie Martin-Lohiya, Sarah Pon, Oliver Swan-Jackson. Ballet Mistress is Deborah Wingert.
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