U R Here: A create-your-own performance adventure!
Artichoke Dance Company
6 Locations, 10 Dancers, 12 Composers
Meeting Place: JJ Byrne Park in Park Slope, Brooklyn (5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets)
Free, no reservations necessary
Mp3 Player Rental: 0 (Available at The Old Stone House located in JJ Byrne Park) Player rental begins at 1:30pm prior to each performance and is first come, first rented.
Transportation: M/R to Union Street; F/M/R to 4th Avenue-9th Street; B/Q/2/3/4/5 to Atlantic Avenue, transfer to B63 along 5th Avenue to the parkDownload the music and a map of the performance locations, or obtain a map at JJ Byrne Park and rent a preloaded mP3 player and then Go! Each performance begins with a group dance by ten performers in the park. The performers then disperse to five satellite locations located around the park and along 5th Avenue between 4th and Union Streets to perform duets repeatedly for one hour. Using the map as a guide, the audience tours to these locations in no prescribed order and chooses the music that accompanies each dance episode. The performance culminates with an additional group section back in the park.