Dance Audition for Spring Repertory Courses
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , Studio 001 66 West 12th Street , New York, NY
Dance auditions for the spring repertory courses are open to all students. Auditions are required for participation in the repertory courses taught by guest artists, which culminate in Lang Dance performances May 16-17 at New York Live Arts.
Students will be auditioning for:
Movement Research Repertory with Ivy Baldwin
Ivy Baldwin is a NYC-based choreographer, performer, and teacher. Baldwin has received commissions from New York Live Arts, The Chocolate Factory, Dance Theater Workshop, Dance New Amsterdam, and Dixon Place. Within the university system, Baldwin has received commissions for original student work from Barnard College, Iowa State University, North Carolina School of the Arts, New York University Tisch School of the Arts & La MaMa E.T.C, Hunter College (Harkness Foundation Choreographer-in-Residence), and Long Island University. Baldwin has taught contemporary technique at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, composition at Dance New Amsterdam, and grant writing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She is a graduate of both the North Carolina School of the Arts and New York University Tisch School of the Arts MFA program.
Souleymane Badolo Practice/Repertory: A New Voice in African Dance
Souleymane ‘Solo’ Badolo is a Brooklyn-based choreographer and dancer born in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He started his professional career as a dancer for the DAMA, a traditional African dance company. In 1993, he founded his own Burkina Faso-based troupe, Kongo Ba Téria, which fuses traditional African dances with western contemporary dance and continues to tour internationally. Souleymane has danced with world-renowned contemporary African dance company Salia ni Seydou, worked with French choreographers Elsa Wolliaston and Mathilde Monnier, and performed with the National Ballet of Burkina. He and Kongo Ba Téria are featured in the widely-screened documentary Movement (R)evolution Africa which documents the continent’s emergent experimental dance scene.
The evening will also include introductions to Eiko Otake, who will teach a Guest Residency course in the spring - Private Body/Public Place (letter of interest is required; site-specific performances in April) and Neil Greenberg, who will teach a repertory in the spring (no audition required).
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