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Metropolis Life Org – SYREN Trendy Dance and Gibney’s POP Collection Current “Ithaka”

As THE ACID celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the corporate is proud to current Ithaca, a nine-section trendy dance created by Kate Sutter in collaboration with the dancers of SYREN and set to the energetic and dynamic music of LA-based composer and producer Calimossa. The performances will happen for 3 evenings solely, from Could 4-6, 2023 at 7:30pm at Agnes Varis Performing Arts Middle, 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers Road), New York, NY 10007. Advance net sale tickets are $20 for basic admission and could be bought at Tickets on the door can be $22.50.

Just like the beloved Constantine Cavafy poem from which it takes its identify, Ithaka honors and celebrates the concept of “the journey” as a worthy finish in itself. Taking SYREN’s twenty wealthy years of dance-making as inspiration, Ithaka’s 9 sections are positioned in chronological order of the corporate’s historical past since its founding yr of 2003, and vary in temper from ecstatic to contemplative, boisterous to humbled, deeply reflective to exuberantly joyful. Ithaka captures the spirit of an ongoing quest, a quest not for a particular vacation spot, however relatively merely for the present of continued passage – on this case, the passage of human our bodies via area and time, spanning nations and a long time, sharing with audiences and co-creators far and broad. SYREN invitations you to hitch them in what’s directly a retrospective on journeys previous and a joyous embarking on these to return.

Ithaka is choreographed by Kate Sutter to music by Calimossaand is carried out by Alice Chacon, Rivkins Christopher, Victoria Ellis, Jessica Nolan, and Lynn Peterson. Further collaborators embrace Kate Ashtonlighting design, and Gabrielle Corrigancostume design.

This efficiency is part of Gibney’s POP sequence, a program supporting the dance group via sponsored theater rental. This efficiency is supported, partly, by public finds from the New York Metropolis Division of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Metropolis Council. Moreover, this efficiency is a part of SYREN’s twentieth Anniversary Seasonwhich is being celebrated with 20 completely different engagements throughout America, together with workshops, performances, visitor instructing appearances, and extra.

We’re wanting to have fun SYREN’s twentieth anniversary, and this yr has allowed us to reconnect with elements of the tapestry of people who find themselves the rationale that we’ve made it this far. As we plant seeds for the long run, we’re commemorating this second by honoring and uplifting the journey that has made all of it attainable.” Lynn Peterson, Co-Founder/Creative Director, SYREN Trendy Dance

Since 2003, SYREN has employed dozens of artists, in New York Metropolis, labored with lots of of scholars throughout the nation, and shared dance with hundreds of viewers members throughout the globe. This material of human connection was created fully via the act of sharing dance – one particular person, one program, one step at a time.

About SYREN Trendy Dance

SYREN trendy dance is a New York Metropolis-based trendy dance firm whose artists have been named United States Cultural Ambassadors by the Division of State. Now celebrating its twentieth yr of sharing dance, SYREN exists to embrace dance as a conduit of connection, communication, curiosity, and collaboration.

SYREN shares dance the place folks and college students collect in lecture rooms, theaters, church buildings, temples, dance studios, over Zoom, within the grass, in artwork galleries, libraries, and museums in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, Washington D.C., Texas, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Vermont, Paris, and Dubai.

Along with lots of of people, SYREN has acquired assist from the next foundations and applications: Mid Atlantic Arts via USArtists Worldwide, a program in partnership with the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Basis, and the Belief of Mutual Understanding, Aleph Fund, NYC Division of Cultural Affairs, Dance/NYC, Jewish Group Fund, Queens Council on the Arts, Particle Fever, Harkness House Grants (92nd Road Y), The Chelsea Artwork Museum, and by residencies at DanceNOW/NYC’s Silo and DTW’s Outer/House.

All through 2003-2011, SYREN produced performances in NYC at New York Metropolis Middle Studios, Baryshnikov Arts Middle, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, College Settlement, John Jay Theater, and St. Francis Xavier. From 2008–2014, SYREN developed its “Dance on Canvas” partnership with The Artwork College students League of New York which included an exhibition at The Workplace of the Manhattan Borough President. Throughout this time SYREN was featured in festivals introduced by Riverside Theatre, Symphony House, 92ND Road Y, Dance Theater Workshop, Dixon Place, Queens Theatre within the Park, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Below the Bridge Pageant, and St. Mark’s Church.

SYREN has loved collaborating with a variety of musicians, composers, conductors, and visible artists together with Ann Masina, Philip Miller, Rick Erickson, Lauren Cregor, Yonah Zur, Matthew Oberstein, Artemis Chamber Ensemble, Buy Chamber Orchestra, Damon Ferrante, Xena Lee, and Eric March. SYREN’s commissioned work by anthropologist/vocalist/composer Galeet Dardashti was introduced by JCC of Manhattan, 92Y Tribeca, and Le Poisson Rouge.

SYREN’s “The Artwork of Fugue” is a website particular dance created particularly to be tailored for efficiency in areas with organs (in addition to harpsichord). The dance explores definitions of magnificence whereas looking for its existence in a world full of detachment, immediacy, and exploitation.”The Artwork of Fugue” has been introduced by Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity (NYC), Bach Society of Houston (TX), Sacred Music on the Crimson Door (CT), Windfall United Methodist (NC), and The Church of St. Luke within the Fields (NYC).

SYREN started exploring the intersection of science and artwork in 2015. SYREN first created “Crimson and Blue, Bitter and Candy” an exploration of quantum mechanic theories together with entanglement, wave/particle duality, uncertainty precept and superposition, and it has been introduced at Museum of Science-Boston, Gibney Dance-NYC, and Brown College. Subsequent SYREN created “Ticktock” which is carried out in collaboration with Astrophysicist Paul Sutter, and is an exploration of time utilizing dance and narrative sequences. “Ticktock” has been introduced at Expo 2020 Dubai, Bryant Park, Museum of Science-Boston, Houston Museum of Pure Science, Stony Brook College, and New England Biolabs. In an effort to share the method of intersecting science and dance, SYREN created “Science in Movement”, and has since shared this programming with The American Affiliation for the Development of Science in Washington D.C., Society of Physics College students at NYU, Girls in Physics at Yale, Principia School, Kids’s Museum of Manhattan, American Bodily Society’s New England Convention, IONA School, The Chapin College, St. Paul’s College for Ladies, Cambridge Science Pageant, Excessive Tech Excessive College, OSU Dance Division, The Younger Girls’s Management College of Astoria, and Lady’s Inc. of NY.

Further efficiency highlights embrace SYREN performances at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Pageant, Cité Universitaire in Paris, Inexperienced House, The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, Buy School, Midwest Regional Different Dance Pageant, White Plains Performing Arts Middle, Academic Middle for the Arts, New Haven Ballet, and Grounds for Sculpture.

Sharing dance via instructing has been a relentless a part of SYREN’s work all through its 20 years. SYREN’s Administrators imagine the ability of dance is that it may be harnessed and supplied to any physique in any area. This has led to alternatives for Lynn and Kate to convey dance to folks throughout a broad vary of ages and talents. For a complete define of all of the establishments SYREN has visited on this capability, be happy to succeed in out to the corporate!

About kamrDANCE

Since 2015, kamrDANCE has been intricately fusing faucet and modern dance to inform very severe and really foolish tales about identification, the feminine expertise, and human conduct. kamrDANCE’s choreographic works typically make the most of the ability of faucet dance as music, together with authentic textual content, music, and bodily theater. Below the course of Creative Director and Choreographer Alexis Robbins, kamrDANCE has carried out at venues throughout the northeast, together with Woods Gap Group Corridor, Arlington Middle for the Arts, Hudson Guild Theater, Triskelion Arts, Actors Fund Arts Middle, Dixon Place, Middle for Efficiency Analysis, Symphony House, Arts on Web site, AS220, SMUSH Gallery, the Transit Museum (Downtown Brooklyn), Whitneyville Cultural Commons, and extra. Along with dwell efficiency, kamrDANCE has self-produced 4 dance movies.

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About Arts on Web site

Arts On Web site is a women-led nonprofit arts group devoted to offering artists with alternatives to create and carry out new work. Arts On Web site started as an occasion to showcase artists. The occasion was an initiative from skilled artists Chelsea Ainsworth, Kyle Netzeband, and Adrian Rosas, to attach artists from a number of artwork types. Because the occasion grew, a various group of artists grew and the idea for Arts On Web site was born.

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