Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close May 31, 2012 | kbarker | More on Performance
The choreography for this piece was inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer's 2005 novel and the…Daldry’s directed movie, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”. Set against the backdrop of the tragic events of 9/11 the “worst day”, the story revolves around a young boy’s heartbreaking loss of his father in the World Trade Center attack of 9/11. After finding a mysterious key, the boy is convinced that his father has left him a final message. He embarks on a scavenger hunt determined to find the lock that belongs to the key. His journey reflects his deep trauma and mourning as well as the healing steps taken to recover and understand the world around him. This dance explores the young protagonist’s struggle between self-destruction and self-preservation and concludes with a positive expression of how the power of self-discovery and perseverance can help overcome a shattering emotional experience. I chose the song “Everything Must Find Its Place” by Sleeperstar as a tribute to Oskar (the main character). The inspiration of the song lyrics and the musicality supports the storyline throughout the choreography. I wanted to capture the impact of losing someone you love and coming to terms with that incredible loss. That day the “worst day” has changed lives forever. With every loss we can find hope, love and even a miracle. Choreographed by: Kim BarkerRead More
Ballet Pixelle "Degas Dances" May 30, 2012 | Inarra | More on Ballet
Ballet Pixelle® is a professional ballet company that performs in virtual and physical realities. Our…is to explore and extend physical and virtual dance and movement and to blend those realities. We present neo-classical, contemporary, and eclectic works with all original animations, choreography, and musical scores. The works are presented in real-time with virtual/digital dancers, musicians, physical dancers, and audiences from all over the world. The Company is in its sixth year and works in the global digital community called Second Life®. The choreography is by Inarra Saarinen, artistic director, and the music is by Grammy award winner Kurt Bestor.Read More
Family Portrait May 30, 2012 | snyderboy89 | More on Modern
A Piece about Substance, Sexual and Spousal abuse. And how the numbers are staggering and…everybody knos somebody that has suffered from one of these afflictions.Read More
Before We Are Gone May 30, 2012 | jshaw | More on General
Choreographed by: Emma Portner Dancers: Keanu Uchida, Emma Portner, Dominic Prud'homme, Lauren O'neil, Amy Poirier,…Alyssa Bergeron. Exploring relationships and the diversity of people that come and go within our life time. Although at the time you may not understand why a specific person has come into your life, in the end your journey makes you who you are. Be open to love in whatever form it comes in, be present in your everyday life and enjoy simple moments before you are gone.Read More
Speed Date Mambo May 29, 2012 | MSG | More on General
In the constant search for "The One", two individuals decide to give it a shot…a "Speed Date" Night. Choreography by Marcos Santana. Performers: Ron Todorowski, Nova Bergeron, Rhea Patterson, Joe Medeiros, Maia Shulman, Luis Salgado, Rickey Tripp, Rosie Lani Fiddleman, Amy Ryerson, Marcos SantanaRead More
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