Wednesday 20th  Program

photo by Corey Melton

BRETON TYNER-BRYAN and CATHERINE CORREA

www.bretontynerbryan.com  /    www.catherinecorrea.com

 

Un Tanguito Cualquiera

Choreographer: Breton Tyner-Bryan and Catherine Correa

Dance Artists:  Breton Tyner-Bryan and Catherine Correa

Music: Danza Transilvanica by Boris Kovac and Ladaaba Orchest

Costume Design by: Catherine Correa

 

Set in the 1930's "Un Tanguito Cualquiera" explores the tension and frustration of romantic relationship between two women. Serving as a voice for the female experience, conversely with no attachment to gender identity, we explore the unglamorous aspects of living and love told through the style of film noir.

 

Breton Tyner-Bryan is a Dancer, Actor, Choreographer, and Photographer, as well as a highly sought after Teacher. She holds a BFA in Ballet Performance from the University of Utah and received her training at the School of the Hartford Ballet. Film and television credits include Studio City, Director Meredith Danluck, Manhattan Love Story (ABC) choreographer. Celia Rowlson-Hall, Second Wind Director Sarah Choi, TEST (Feature Film) director Chris Mason Johnson, and PICO director John Sanborn. Breton has performed in works by Marius Petipa, Kirk Peterson, Alonzo King, Robert Moses, Pontus Liedberg, Norbert De La Cruz III, Francesca Harper, Kathryn Luckstone, many dance theater companies, Hartford Ballet, and Utah Ballet

 

Catherine Correa Un Tanguito Cualquiera (2014)with Breton Tyner-Bryan, shown at: Dixon Place plus others (see website). Script, production and performance for the dance film Untitled Mind (2013), directed by Laia Cabrera, for the Nuit Blanche Festival, 2014 Washington D.C.. Dark Pregnancy (2013) released online (work in progress of the trilogy Chronicles of a Uterus). Worked with (among others): New Generations Dance Company, Buglisi Theater Company, Alexandre Proia, Danaka Dance, Yara Travieso, New Stage Theater Company. Yhe Amoralist Theater Company. Innovative Theater award nominee 2007, 2008 and 2012.

 

photo by Damiano Andreotti

USELESSNESS PROJECT         

http://uselessnessproject.tumblr.com

 

ROSSO - NERO

Choreographer & Dance Artist: Giorgia Bovo

Music/Composer: Francesco Beccaro

Director of photography Rosso & Nero: Damiano Andreotti

Rosso projection and editing: Aaron Inker / Nero editing: Aaron Inker

Each video is a synesthetic exploration of the psychophysical effects of a specific color through dance, film and music


GIorgia Bovo, (from Biella, Italy) trained on full scholarship at Scuola del Balletto di Toscana. While in Italy she worked with Junior Balletto di Toscana and Kaos-Balletto di Firenze. After moving to NY, Giorgia has worked with The Metropolitan Opera, Armitage Gone! Dance, The Francesca Harper Project and Bradley Shelver Dance Theater. She currently works with Gabrielle Lamb, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Indelible Dance, Flusso Dance Project and Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance. Giorgia is an ABT® Certified Teacher to teach Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum.  As a choreographer she has created work for Uselessness Project, a collaboration with the musician Francesco Beccaro, and for Indelible Dance.

 

photo by Charlie Wan

INTER/MISSIONS

http://thedashensemble.org/

Choreographer: Gregory Dolbashian in collaboration with The DASH

Dance Artists: DASH Ensemble (different artists everynight)

 

Gregory Dolbashian came together with his DASH Ensemble to explore the idea of contemporary dance inhabiting the entire lobby of the Sheen Center. With extreme physicality and vibrant personality, the work pushes the limits of traditional performance, bringing its audience very close into a world of intense relationships and daring movement. Each night of the of peformance in the lobby simply provides an insight into the movement and theatrical world of The DASH and acts as a connection between the pieces and the artists.

 

The DASH Ensemble is a New York City based contemporary dance group founded and directed by Gregory Dolbashian. Combining elements of modern, hip hop, floor work and physical theater Dolbashian has created his own unique style of contemporary dance with an urban flair. The DASH seeks to bring out relatable human elements in all of its work using its complex and challenging movement language to express ideas about growth, love, loss, war, and determination. With a group of six incredibly diverse artists both in style and cultures, Dolbashian pulls from the specialties of each artist to help create the fusions of styles that the DASH exhibits. These skills range from breakdancing, flexing, contemporary floor work, intricate partnering, and even a touch of classicism.

photo by Eric Bandiero

GLOOM DANCE PROJECT

www.gloomdanceproject.org

CURATIVE POWERS

Choreographer: Ada Cacciatore

Collaborators: Maria Lucia, Edoardo Biancardi and Marco Rigamonti.

Dance Artists:  Ada Cacciatore, Andrea Frisano and Laurel Richardson.

Music: Ludovico Einaudi & Mauro Durante "Taranta " Officina Zoe “Don Pizzica”

 

In this performance I want to represent an original combination between taranta and contemporary dance, a duet of love, hate and jealousy, characteristic of a young couple who struggle with their love traditions. The bite of the spider itself, is an excuse to get rid of depression and suffering of love, the convulsive movements that goes with it, justify their behavior followed by the healing process.

 

Ada Cacciatore is a dancer, performer and choreographer from Italy. She began her professional dance training under the direction of Margherita Parrilla at "Accademia Nazionale di Danza" in Rome, where she received her degree. She continued her study at "The Ailey school" where she completed her Independent Study Program. Ms. Cacciatore has performed works by many choreographers including Adriana Borriello, Max Luna lll, Donald Byrd, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Amaury Lebrun, Lakay Worrell, Sidra Bell, Nicola Iervasi and Stefanie Batten Bland. Currently, she is a choreographer/teacher at Asbcompany under the direction on Sônia Melo and resident choreographer at Gloom Dance Project under her direction and Beatrice Rocchi.

 

photo by Feredica Dall'orso

CATERINA RAGO

www.caterinaragodancecompany.com

 

LABIR INTO Excerpt

Choreographer: Caterina Rago

Dance Artist: Caterina Rago

Music: Ludovico Einaudi

 

The labyrinth is a disorienting journey that leads within, hiding the most mysterious self. An inner maze that is projected outwardly. A complex path that never seems to end. The maze is a figurative representation of abstract and intriguing reality. A trip over the limits into a dimension yet to be explored.  A journey that will transport you from the darkness to the light. The maze is in man! He is forced to explore it to find himself, the center, the core of his being.

 

Originally from Italy, Caterina Rago obtained her B.F.A. from l’Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome. She completed the Professional Training Program at Martha Graham Center. In 2009 she joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in "Clytemnestra". Principal Dancer of the Off-Broadway Show "Spider Dance", directed by Jeff Whiting. She toured in Italy in the original cast of "Cercando Picasso", with the Martha Graham Dance Company and in "Baccanti" and "Prometeo". Rago officially founded the Caterina Rago Dance Company in 2007. She is Guest teacher in numerous dance centers in Italy and New York City.

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