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June 25, 2014

Dance Presentations at Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2014

Lincoln Center Out Of Doors

DATE: June 25, 2014

Press Contact: Marian Skokan

[email protected]; 212-875-5386

 

DANCE PROGRAMS

LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS 2014

 

From July 20 through August 10, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will offer more than 100 free performances across the Lincoln Center campus.  The 44th season of the popular summer festival features premieres and debuts, family programs and a wide range of music and dance events.  Dance presentations are listed in chronological and performance order, below. For a complete listing of events, visit: LCOutofDoors.org.

 

All events are FREE; no tickets required

 

TUESDAY, JULY 22

6:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

 

Film: Passinho Dance Off: The Movie (North American Premiere)

(Emílio Domingos; 2013; Brazil)

Presented in collaboration with Film Society of Lincoln Center

Performance:

Behind the Groove: Welcome Party for A Batalha do Passinho

DJ KS*360 of Full Circle Productions

A Batalha do Passinho is sponsored by the Secretaria de Estado de Cultura do Rio de Janeiro.

Presented in collaboration with Brasil Summerfest.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 24

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park Bandshell

 

A Batalha do Passinho (U.S. Debut)

A Batalha do Passinho is sponsored by the Secretaria de Estado de Cultura do Rio de Janeiro.

Presented in collaboration with Brasil Summerfest.

 

Rennie Harris Puremovement

Artistic Director/Choreographer: Rennie Harris

Program

“Nuttin But A Word”* (2013); including Ambient (2013); “GET IT”* (2012);“CHURCH”* (2012);

Spirit Migrations* (trio) (2013); Students Of The Asphalt Jungle (1995)

*Indicates a N.Y. premiere

 

Friday, July 25

8:30 pm*

Damrosch Park Bandshell

 

Pam Tanowitz Dance

PASSAGEN

Music by John Zorn with live performance by violinist Pauline Kim Harris

Choreography by Pam Tanowitz

 

The Spectators (excerpt)

Music by Annie Gosfield with live performance by FLUX Quartet

(*NOTE: time approximate; follows opening concert set at 7:30 by eighth blackbird)

 

SATURDAY, JULY 26

Family Day

 

11:00 am–1:00 pm, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Roslyn and Elliot Jaffe Drive

 

National Dance Day Celebration

Baby Loves Disco – A Family Dance Party

Led by a DJ, an MC and guest dancers, children (ages 3 and up) and their families will join in with dancing, face painting and more to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this riotous dance party

Presented in association with National Dance Day

Family Day sponsored by Disney

 

1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

 

A Batalha do Passinho Dance Class

The teenage dancers from Rio’s baile funk scene will demonstrate basic moves of this constantly evolving dance form in a casual, family-friendly, participatory workshop and dance party

A Batalha do Passinho is sponsored by the Secretaria de Estado de Cultura do Rio de Janeiro.

Presented in collaboration with Brasil Summerfest.

Family Day sponsored by Disney

 

4:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

 

National Dance Day

Group Dance

Presented in Association with the Dizzy Feet Foundation

 

Friday, August 1

5:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

 

A Celebration of Jenneth Webster

Music, dance and spoken word tribute to Lincoln Center Out of Door’s long-time Director of Public Programming, will  include dance performances by Taylor 2; Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks; Elaine Summers; Ologundê; Brooklyn Jumbies; and the Chinese American Arts Council Dancers.

8:30 pm**

Damrosch Park Bandshell

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company: 60th Anniversary

Fibers (1961)

Aureole (1962).

Piazzolla Caldera (1997) (World Premiere of live collaboration with Pablo Ziegler’s New Tango Ensemble; Commissioned by Lincoln Center for Lincoln Center Out of Doors)

(**NOTE: time approximate; follows opening concert set at 7:30 by Pablo Ziegler’s New Tango Ensemble)

 

Saturday, August 2

8:15 pm***

Damrosch Park Bandshell

 

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: Mr. TOL E. RAncE

Camille A. Brown, Director/Choreographer

Music by Brandon McCune, Kurt “KC” Clayton, Jonathan Melville Pratt, and Scott Patterson

Scott Patterson, piano

Talkback session with Camille A. Brown follows the performance

Inspired by Mel Watkins’ book, On the Real Side: From Slavery to Chris Rock, Spike Lee’s movie Bamboozled, and Dave Chappelle’s “dancing vs. shuffling” analogy, this evening-length dance theater work celebrates African-American humor, examines “the mask” of survival and the “double consciousness” (W.E.B. DuBois) of the black performer throughout history and the stereotypical roles dominating current popular black culture.

(***NOTE: time approximate; follows opening concert set at 7 pm by Stew & the Negro Problem)

 

Wednesday, August 6

6:30 pm

Asia Society 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street

 

Artist Talk

Ranee Ramaswamy, Aparna Ramaswamy and Rudresh Mahanthappa, co-creators of Ragamala Dance’s Song of the Jasmine in conversation with Rachel Cooper, Director of Global Performing Arts and Cultural Initiatives, Asia Society

Free admission; no RSVP or tickets required

Presented in association with Asia Society

 

THURSDAY,  AUGUST 7

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park Bandshell

 

From Chinatown with Love:

Chinese American Arts Council Dancers

Traditional Chinese dance

Presented in association with the Chinese American Arts Council

 

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

Be/Longing 2 (New York premiere)

Music by Cory Neale

Choreography by Kun-Yang Lin

Singers: Lenny Seidman, Davina Cohen

Philadelphia-based modern dance company founded in New York in 2002 by Taiwanese born, western-trained dancer/choreographer Kun-Yang Lin

Presented in association with the Chinese American Arts Council

 

Ragamala Dance with Rudresh Mahanthappa

Aparna Ramaswamy and Ranee Ramaswamy, Artistic Co-Directors

Song of the Jasmine (New York Premiere)

Commissioned score, performed live by Rudresh Mahanthappa, saxophone and ensemble

Presented in association with Asia Society

 

Song of the Jasmine is commissioned by the Walker Art Center (Lead Commissioner and Development Partner); the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Lead Commissioner), through its Advancing the Incubation and Development of New Work in Dance Initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland (Co-commissioner); and Lincoln Center Out of Doors (Co-commissioner). Song of the Jasmine is supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New Music/USA’s Commissioning Music/USA program, the MAP Fund (supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), and the New England for the Arts’ National Dance Project (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation). 

 

All events are FREE; no tickets required

 

Visit LCOutofDoors.org for complete schedule or call 212-875-5766 to request a brochure.

 

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2014 is sponsored by Bank of America

 

ABOUT LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS

Inaugurated in 1971, Out of Doors began as a small festival of street theater in collaboration with Everyman Theater (co-founded by actress Geraldine Fitzgerald.) Over its 43-year history, Out of Doors has commissioned more than 100 works from composers and choreographers and presented hundreds of major dance companies, renowned world-music artists, and legendary jazz, folk, gospel, blues and rock musicians. It has highlighted the rich cultural diversity of New York City with its annual “La Casita” project which offers poetry and spoken word, along with music and dance performances. Out of Doors has partnered with dozens of community and cultural organizations including the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, Center for Traditional Music and Dance, and the Chinese American Arts Council. Since 2008 the festival has been produced by Lincoln Center’s Director of Public Programming, Bill Bragin, with Producer Jill Sternheimer.

 

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2014 is sponsored by Bank of America.

 

Additional support is provided by PepsiCo Foundation, Disney, Amtrak, Great Performers Circle, Chairman’s Council, the Friends of Lincoln Center, and Young Patrons of Lincoln Center.

 

Public support for Out of Doors 2014 is provided by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

 

Operation of Lincoln Center’s public plazas is supported in part with public funds provided by the City of New York.

 

Endowment support is provided by PepsiCo Foundation.

 

Modern Luxury Lounge sponsored by Celebrity Cruises

 

Lincoln Center Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart Festival are presentations of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) which serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educational activities annually, LCPA offers 15 series, festivals, and programs including American Songbook, Avery Fisher Artist Program, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Books, Lincoln Center Dialogue, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project, Midsummer Night Swing, Martin E. Segal Awards, Meet the Artist, Mostly Mozart Festival, Target Free Thursdays, and the White Light Festival, as well as the Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln Center, which airs nationally on PBS. As manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and the 11 resident organizations.  In addition, LCPA led a $1.2 billion campus renovation, completed in October 2012. 

 

Public support for Lincoln Center is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts

Artist Catering Provided by Zabar’s and Zabars.com

MetLife is the National Sponsor of Lincoln Center

 

Bloomberg is the Official Sponsor of Lincoln Center Summer Programs

Movado is an Official Sponsor of Lincoln Center

United Airlines is the Official Airline of Lincoln Center
 

WABC-TV is the Official Broadcast Partner of Lincoln Center


William Hill Estate Winery is the Official Wine of Lincoln Center

“Summer at Lincoln Center” is sponsored by Diet Pepsi
 

For more information about all of Lincoln Center’s programs visit LincolnCenter.org

 

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