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Recent Events

Tango Milongas And Seminars By Gabriel Misse And Analia Centurion
August 8-17
Dardo Galletto Studios, 151 West 46 Street

The great tango dancers return from Buenos Aires to perform at three Milongas, hold a Meet & Talk with the Masters event, and teach six three-hour tango seminars, August 8-17. Milongas, with admission only $15, are for tango dancers on all levels, and also feature a performance by Misse and Centurion.

Tango Milongas And Seminars By Gabriel Misse And Analia Centurion

Throes Theater's Simple As Life And Death
August 17-24 — 6 performances
Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue

On the Dream Up Festival at TNC, NY premiere of the comic drama written and performed by Meirav Kupperberg and Alexandra Zelman-Doring. Two young friends share a journey of discovery and change, providing a deep portrait of the differences between American and Israeli cultures. The multi-media work also incorporates video art and original music for this fresh meditation on freedom in the modern world.
www.throestheater.com

Ralph Lee's Mettawee River Theatre Company
September 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 all at 7:30 PM
Outdoor Garden of Cathedral of St. John the Divine
111th St. & Amsterdam Avenue

Ralph Lee's company returns with "The Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," 5 enchanting tales from the shared folk traditions of Jews and Arabs, including the writings of Sufi mystics, along with fables and folklore of the region. An ensemble of actor/puppeteers will enact the stories with the amazing puppets and masks of renowned Ralph Lee, recipient for his work over the years of two OBIES, two Citations for Excellence from UNIMA (the international puppetry organization), two American Theatre Wing Design Awards, a Bessie, a NYS Governor's Arts Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Ralph Lee's Mettawee River Theatre Company

Buglisi's The Table Of Silence Project 9/11
Thursday September 11
beginning at 8:15 and concluding at 8:46 AM
Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center
64th St. & Columbus (around the fountain)

Fourth presentation of "The Table of Silence Project 9/11," a ritual for peace conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi in collaboration with Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta. Over 100 dancers selected from major dance companies and schools will perform, led by Buglisi Dance Theatre in this free tribute to 9/11, which starts at 8:15 AM and concludes precisely at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. A live stream will go out to countries around the world, from Russia to Venezuela.

Buglisi's The Table Of Silence Project 9/11

Six Degrees Dance And Mich Mash Productions
September 26 & 27
Actors Fund Arts Center, 160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn

Six Degrees Dance (Cecly Placenti) and Mich Mash Productions (Micheline Heal) join forces for a shared program.

Six Degrees Dance And Mich Mash Productions

Soaking WET
October 2-5
Thursday/Friday/Saturday at 7 PM & 8:30 PM;
Sunday at 2 PM & 4 PM
West End Theater, 263 West End Avenue
(entrance on 86th Street)

Valerie Gladstone has curated the early shows, which will consist of works by Daniel Holt, Blakeley White McGuire, Sean Curran, and Heidi Latsky; The later show is a collaboration between Sara Hook and Paul Matteson - their duet "Bored House Guests," - with music featuring avant-garde rock artist Nick Didkovsky and the metal band Vomit Fist!

Shall We Tango, A City-Wide International Tango Festival
October 7-13, various venues
Opening event October 7 at Symphony Space Nimoy Theater

A festival of tango dance, music and spirit with performances, milongas, practicas, master classes, film and theater in Tango held all around NYC. Opening event is the Binelli-Ferman Duo (piano and bandoneon) with the Quinteto Leopoldo Tango Federico from Colombia, and dancers Karina Romero and Dardo Galletto.

Shall We Tango, A City-Wide International Tango Festival

Alessandra Belloni's Daughters Of Cybele
October 17-20
Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue

An all-woman company, led by famed Southern Italian singer/percussionist Alessandra Belloni, performs "Daughters of Cybele," women drummers for world peace. Performers are Belloni (voice, tambourines, frame drums, ocean drum, ritual dance), Eve Sicular (drumset, dumbeck), Serena Davini (drumset, djembe), Olimpia Avignone (African percussion, frame drums, shakers), and dancers Caterina Rago, Francesca Silvano, Danielle Hartman, and fire dancer Amra.

Alessandra Belloni's Daughters Of Cybele

Kathryn Posin Dance Company
October 17 on Fridays at noon
October 17 & 18 at 8 PM, October 19 at 3 PM
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue

Kathryn Posin Dance Company will present "Voices of Bulgaria and America," in which Posin and longtime collaborator Momchil Mladenov celebrate his native country by bringing together American and Bulgarian artists in a shared vision. Ballets are to music by renowned Bulgarian composer/conductor Emil Tabakov and Americans John Adams and Steve Reich. Dancers are Amar Ramasar (principal, NYCB), Megan Dickinson, Amber Neff, Adrianna de Svatich, Boyko Dossev (Varna Gold Medalist), Momchil Mladenov, Violetta Angelova, and Dimitri Kleoris.

Kathryn Posin Dance Company

Szechuan Opera Troupe
Saturday October 25
John Jay Theater, 10th Avenue & 59th Street

The Szechuan Opera Troupe comes from China with their original opera based on Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," performed in Chinese.

Szechuan Opera Troupe

Nancy Redman in The Doctor Is Not In
directed by Austin Pendleton

Saturday October 25 at 9 PM
Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd St.

Comedian/writer/actress Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Festival at Theatre Row with her third show "The Doctor Is Not In," a sci-fi comedy exploring the hypocrisy of Hippocrates. Directing the witty Redman again is Austin Pendleton. In their past two collaborations, Redman and Pendleton have received rave reviews from critics and awards for directing and best comedian from the United Solo Festival.

Nancy Redman: 'The Doctor is not in', directed by Austin Pendleton

From The Astana Opera House, Kazakhstan
The Astana Opera Company, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Principal Singers And Soloists
Monday October 27 at 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium
57th St. & 7th Avenue

From the newest state-of-the-art theater in Central Asia is the Astana Opera Company in a program selected to include Kazakh folk songs; arias by famous Kazakh composers including Zhubanov-Khamidi, Rakhmadiev, and Mukhamedjanov; excepts from the operas of Verdi, Rossini, Offenbach, Borodin, and Bernstein, and a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with violinist Erzhan Kulibaev. Conductor is Abzal Mukhitdinov.

The Astana Opera House, Kazakhstan

Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion
at the Dardo Galletto Studios

November 7-17
Dardo Galletto Studios
151 West 46 Street, 11th floor

The great tango dancer/teachers return for more teaching seminar and milongas to the Dardo Galletto Studios in the Times Square area.

Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion at the Dardo Galletto Studios

Anna Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble
December 4-7
The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street

A program called "Anna's Americana," presented by the Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble, directed by Jim May. Program includes a duet choreographed by Alan Danielson, danced by veteran artists Jim May and guest Clay Taliaferro. Also Sokolow's "Frida" and "Homage to Poe." The company will also present guest Sarah Ford in her solo presentation "Georgia & Me," inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe, directed by Zoya Kachadurian.

Anna Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble

Dance Magazine Awards
Monday December 8 - SAVE THE DATE!

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