Women In Motion EstroGenius Festival
Women in Motion
Women in Motion
in the EstroGenius Festival
at Gibney Dance Center, Studio 1
November 4 and 5, 2011
New York, NY, November 4 and 5, 2011- Women in Motion (WiM) presents Embodying Wonder, an evening of contemporary dance that explores the ways we embrace various states of awe and curiosity. Choreographers Zena Bibler, Erin Cairns Cella, Julie Fotheringham, and Jessica Morgan bring us dances about Antarctica, ghosts, deformity and the beauty of not knowing. These four artistswere selected by WiM producers, Melissa Riker, Amber Sloan, Esther Palmer and Anne Zuerner to envision and create an evening of dance that moves beyond the typical showcase format, while allowing each artist’s individual voice to come through. Embodying Wonder is the result of four unique choreographers coming together.
Performances will take place at Gibney Dance Center (Studio 1), Friday November 4 and Saturday November 5, 2011 at 7:00pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are 8 and available online through ovationtix at manhattantheatersource.org and at the door. Reservations are recommended.
Gibney Dance Center is located at 890 Broadway, 5th Floor, at the corner of 19th St. Public transportation is available by taking the L, N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 to Union Square.
EstroGenius is an annual celebration of women’s creative/art/performance work that has been produced by Manhattan Theatre Source for the past eleven years. Women in Motion has been a part of EstroGenius since its inception and celebrates the work of female choreographers. WiM commissions new work from a selected group of artists each year and supports them in every step of the process of creation and performance. WiM has produced a diverse group of over 65 dance artists in its 11 years including Janessa Clark, Kathryn Enright, Yina Ng, Amiti Perry, Jonette Ford, Sara Joel, Jeanine Durning, Artichoke Dance, Freefall Ltd, Jennifer Nugent, Sharon Estacio, Jule Jo Ramirez, Paradizio Dance, Darrah Carr, Sara Juli, Wendy Blum, Erin Reck, Lindsey and Jason Deitz Marchant, Marta Renzi… and the list of once emerging, now established artists goes on. Our artists come from diverse backgrounds and the work they create is rich and varied, showing influences from theatre, puppetry, mask work and performance art.