Open Fruit Barre: Three choreographers/ four dance pieces
danced and choreographed by Ian Archer Watters
In homage to the great Maya Plisetskaya who danced "The Dying Swan," Lamaya Plisetswanskaya dances "The Swan" who does not die but dances on
forever. Music? Saint-Saens. Choreography? She starts with Fokine. Color? You'll adore her pink cheeks, full fire engine red lips, sparkling eyes that pick up the light. Costume? Black tutu, swan-like feathers, crown of diamonds with a decorative black feather headpiece. Extravagance? Her eyelashes are nearly as long as her nose and studded with diamonds. Agility? She balances en pointe! You'll cheer.
"... AND NO DESSERT!"
danced and choreographed by Marissa Maislen
An undergraduate in dance at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Marissa Maislen received the NYU Stein Scholarship, two NYU Tisch Summer Dance
Scholarships, the NYU CV Scholarship, and the NYU Tisch Eckhouse Scholarship. In 2002 she traveled with Pacific Dance Ensemble to Japan where she collaborated and choreographed a show with the Toshitsuna Ensemble. Her solo piece Accident deals with the conflict between who we are and the stereotypes that define us. "...And No Dessert" explores women's place in
choreographed by Christopher J. Anderson
Combining the surrealism of fantasy with the magic of the mind this performance voyage explores styles, scenarios, gay love, fetishes and sensual fantasy. Using original costumes with vivid colors and imaginative designs, The Rhythm Knights bring to the stage one man's musical journey expressed through exciting,
mysterious and tantalizing dance and energetic and upbeat song.
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