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DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Gathering

Monday, October 29, 2018 7:30 PM

Contemporary Dance

The former NYCB principal dancer Damian Woetzel curates and hosts an evening of recent commissions and D.C. premieres from some of today’s most creative voices in dance and music.

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Damian Woetzel, the former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer turned director, choreographer, and producer—and soon-to-be president of The Juilliard School—continues to unite bright talents from diverse art forms in cross-genre performances focused around fascinating themes. Previous shows in this series have featured Broadway and NYCB star Tiler Peck, iconic dancer and actress Carmen de Lavallade, gifted singer/ songwriter Kate Davis, Tony®-winning actor Bill Irwin, tap dance revolutionary Michelle Dorrance, and a special DEMO commission choreographed by Bessie Award winner Pam Tanowitz set to a composition by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw.

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Gathering

The fall installment DEMO will be a 21st-century gathering of musicians, dancers, and poets featuring: 
 
HOPE BOYKIN
CHRISTOPHER GRANT
HERMAN CORNEJO
SARAH KAY
LAUREN LOVETTE
RASHAUN MITCHELL + SILAS RIENER
ROMAN MEJIA
TILER PECK
CAROLINE SHAW
and
KURT CROWLEY
BROOKLYN RIDER
Johnny Gandelsman, Colin Jacobsen,
Nicholas Cords, Michael Nicolas

With Works to include: 
Lincoln Square (Wachter/T. Peck)
New Collaboration between Hope Boykin and Lauren Lovette 
Suite of Dances (Bach/Robbins)
3body (Byrne/Mitchell + Riener) 
Collaboration between Sarah Kay and Caroline Shaw 

And More to be Announced