Duo Multicultural Arts Center (DMAC) is pleased to present PRIDE @ DMAC.
r013. As an official partner for NYC Pride, DMAC will showcase a diverse range of works, including paintings by contemporary artist Seth Ruggles Hiler, performative exhibitions by Michelangelo Alasa', and dance by the burgeoning MADboots dance co. The week will conclude with a film festival, "Gay Shorts"-highlighting a rich array of queer stories. In an effort to increase the accessibility of PRIDE @ DMAC programming, admission to events at DMAC ranges from $10-FREE. Representing a longtime champion of arts in the local community, DMAC is proud to celebrate Pride and queer culture in the East Village.
Wednesday, June 19 & Thursday, June 20, 2013, 8PM
MADboots dance co. presents ALL GOOD SONS/blue
Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz of MADboots dance co. will present blue, a work loosely inspired by Picasso's "Blue Period" and text by Christopher Moore. blue is a highly physical dream space, both somber and austere, wild and sentimental. The program will also include ALL GOOD SONS, a dark and brooding romantic rebellion.
TICKETS @ SMARTTIX.COM
MADboots dance co. 2013 Spring Season
MADboots dance co. in the culmination of an eight-week creative residency on May 3rd - 4th, 2013. Co-artistic directors, Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz will premiere blue, a new work loosely inspired by Picasso’s Blue Period and Joan Miro's triptych Bleu (1961). The program will also include the New York City premiere of ALL GOOD SONS. Stocked full of athleticism and the raw need to be heard, ALL GOOD SONS is a dark and brooding romantic rebellion. An almost-hero faces the challenges of isolation and unflinching failure. Tix $10 @ Smarttix
Cori Marquis premieres her first full evening of choreography with her company, Cori Marquis + the Nines [IX], with unedrtsdaning this smees to be esiaer tahn you mghit hvae thgouht. Running May 6 and 7, 2013 at the Duo Multicultural Arts Center, the evening will feature a new work exploring the often-illusory nature of human perception.
unedrtsdaning this… sources comedy, magic, illusion, and the overwhelming amount of information synthesized by our myriad senses. Combining text, film, high-powered physicality, and “intricate and perfectly executed" partnering (Maura Donohue, Culturebot), Marquis’ choreography examines how psychological and scientific concepts can be investigated with and mapped onto the body. unedrtsdaning this… invites the audience to blur the lines between sensory experience, illusion and representation.
The performers are: Heidi Brewer, Alexander Dones, Brian Hendricks, Yuki Ishiguro, Cori Marquis, Jordan Risdon, Caitlin Yuhas
A sacrifice enacted before the audience’s eyes.
Conceived and directed by Argentinean choreographer Anabella Lenzu, “Sangre y Arena” (Blood and Sand) is a visceral piece of dance-theater that reconnects with the primal impulses that underlie ritual, juxtaposing intellect and instinct. In this interdisciplinary, multimedia production with projections, paints, water, and masks, Lenzu rediscovers ceremony and heritage. Tix $15 @ SMARTTIX
In RESET, her first solo show, Troy Ogilvie has assembled the talents of several choreographers to create an evening of solo dance at DMAC. Through the four distinct movement languages of Margie Gillis, Shannon Gillen, Austin McCormick, and Harumi Terayama, Troy explores the pleasures and heartaches of losing and regaining identity. The 45 minute show travels through the awkwardness of fulfilling a wild animal spirit, the subtle loss of identity through adapting to an outside environment, the muddy and uncertain waters of the 'true' identity and the socially acceptable but spiritually limiting role of highly sexualized women. December 12/13 8 PM Tickets $10 SMARTTIX.COM
DMAC presents Maya de Silva and Flamenco Revolucion in "Transiciones": Birth to Death as seen through the revelatory eye of Flamenco. Tickets $20 Buy at SMARTTIX.COM
Monday August 1 at 7:30PM & 9:30PM
7:30PM - PREMIÈR SPECTACLE // Aszure Barton & Artists avec les Clowns - Les Chiche Capon (Paris, FR)Patrick de Valette (Cirque du Soleil) & Fred Blin and The Rotten Plantains [featuring Wayne Wilson and guests]
9:30PM - THE ROTTEN PLANTAINS -- Fred Blin, Patrick de Valette, Julie Ferrier, Daniel Passer and Wayne Wilson with appearances by Aszure Barton & Artists
Tickets $10 per performance. Students with valid ID: $5. May be purchased online at www.smarttix.com
See both performances and save $5. Use discount code DUO to purchase 2 tickets for $15. (one for the 7:30 and one for the 9:30 performance) This offer can only be purchased by phone. Please call 212.868.4444.
Deganit Shemy "Untitled"
Please join us on Thursday May 12 at 8 PM for a work-in-progress showing of choreographer Deganit Shemy's "Untitled".
For the past ten weeks, Deganit has been in residency at DMAC working with dancers Elyssa Dole, Denisa Musilova, Savina Theodorou and videographer Kate Freer. "Untitled" is a work that uses toys and projectors. The toys represent a gateway into an existence that sells dreams, lies and unattainable ideals and stereotypes.
Reservations at email@example.com
Keely Garfield and company back at DMAC with Twin Pines
KEELY GARFIELD "It’s been 18 months since Ms. Garfield’s last major eruption, and I still can’t say what that work was fully about — only that I want more of her hallucinatory, uncomfortable meditations on the human condition. This fall, she’ll occupy all three floors of the Duo Multicultural Arts Center. Oct. 28-30. 62 East Fourth Street, East Village; (212) 598-4320, duotheater.org." By CLAUDIA LA ROCCO NY Times September 10, 2010
Aszure Barton's A Traveling Show
Donna Uchizono Company
David Parker and the Bang Group
Commissons and Premieres October 2008
Commissions and Premieres June 2009
Commissions and Premieres December 9-12 2009
Michelle Mola & Zack Winokur
Full Length Commissions and Premieres 2010 - 2011
Sidra Bell May 12-15
Lauri Stallings/gloATL June 10-12
Keely Garfield Fall 2010
Residencies and Premieres 2011- 2012
Maya de Silva Chafe
Les Chiche Capon
Judith Sanchez Ruiz
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