Dance: You Who Arrived

February 16-19, 2017

Catherine Tharin – “You Who Arrived”

Choreographer: Catherine Tharin
Dancers: Esmé Boyce, Jenny Levy, YoungHoon Oh, Susan Rainey
Lighting Designer: Jay Ryan
Composers: Richard Carrick, Richie Greene, John King,
Scott Wollschleger
Costumers: Colleen Howland, Sue Julien

The dances come from the language of my body, as well as on observations of the movements and relationships of the dancers. From this material the dancers and I build movement vocabulary and over time we come to speak the same tongue. The work expresses intimacy with the self and others, the immediate present and close past; there is a sense of continuum reaching back and moving forward. Continue reading

Girl Be Heard is Coming to SPSA

Coming to SPSA March 25-26!!

SPSA Youth and acclaimed theater company, Girl Be Heard, co-produced a show created and performed by a diverse group of young female artists in New York City. Each performance ended with a talkback with the artists. Proceeds from the show on March 25-26 benefitted our summer Youth Service Trip to Washington, DC! Please help us spread the word! All performances will take place at our West End Theatre.
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Soaking WET

Soaking WET Sep. 22-26  is a series of choreographic evenings curated by David Parker, whose company, David Parker and The Bang Group has been the first and only resident-dance company of the West End Theatre since January 2003. Parker is committed to bringing together artists of varied backgrounds and levels of experience in order to break down aesthetic barriers and achieve mutual inspiration. The artists are united by their commitment to movement and their understanding that vigorous experimentation can take many forms. Soaking WET has received generous support from The Jerome Robbins Foundation and New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs.

September 22-26, 2016

• Sara Hook, Rebecca Stenn, Cat Wagner, Megan Williams
• Women in Motion — Brynne Billingsley, Remi Harris and Kristin Swiat

The Soaking Wet Dance Series, curated by David Parker and produced by Jeff Kazin, opens its 2016-17 season with two programs of works by women choreographers.   (Soaking W (West)   (End) (Theatre).   Performances are Thursday through Sunday, September 22-25, with two performances daily, two different programs.
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