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Performance Dates: March 29-April 2
The Second Avenue Dance Company/2007 will present its spring concert series featuring the work of four noted guest choreographers-Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Ulysses Dove, Larry Keigwin, and Tere O’Connor. The series will premiere three new works by Boye-Christensen, Keigwin, and O’Connor. It will also include work rotating in repertory by five student choreographers.
Two casts of 6 women each will perform Ulysses Dove’s Vespers (1986); music by Mikel Rouse. The work has been staged for Second Avenue Dance Company/2007 by Masazumi Chaya, associate artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
The world premieres are: Charlotte Boye-Christensen’s Walls, an intriguing new work for 10 dancers to music by Steve Reich; Larry Keigwin’s high energy new work for 10 dancers entitled Caffeinated; and Tere O’Connor’s variation and variation, a witty new work for 10 women on pointe, which features set design by David Fritz.
The six performance series opens Thursday, March 29 and runs through Monday, April 2. Curtain is 8 p.m. There will be one matinee on Saturday, March 31st at 2 p.m. Admission is $10; seniors and students with ID, $5. All proceeds will benefit Tisch Dance Scholarship Fund. Performances will take place in the Fifth Floor Theater, 111 Second Avenue. For reservations and information call 212.998.1982, Monday through Friday, between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m.
The Second Avenue Dance Company/2007 comprises both graduate and undergraduate students in their last year of training in the Department of Dance at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Linda Tarnay is chair of the Department of Dance.