THE EGG ANOUNCES 2014-15 DANCE PERFORMANCES
The Egg has announced the performances that will take place as part of its 2014-15 “Dance New York” and “Dance the World” series. Dance enthusiasts can take advantage of discounts when purchasing tickets to multiple performances. Tickets to three or more performances saves 15%; five or more performances saves 20%; all seven performances saves 25%. Tickets for children are half-price for all performances.
For more information call The Egg Box Office – 518-473-1845.
Details of the performance series are as follows:
Parsons Dance, Friday, October 3, 8 PM, $32 New Orleans takes center stage as Parsons Dance celebrates its 30th anniversary with a performance of “Whirlaway” set to music by the legendary jazz composer Allen Toussaint. The modern dance company known for its sexy athleticism also performs their signature piece “Caught” and other works.
Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, Friday, October 24, 8 PM, $28 One of the country’s premier contemporary Asian-American companies, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers performs an evening of repertory works including “BE/LONGING-Light/Shadow” - a deeply spiritual and unexpected hybrid of Western and Eastern cultures inspired by martial arts, calligraphy, tai chi and modern dance.
Cartier Williams & Company, Friday, November 21, 7:30 PM, $24 Cartier Williams, a protege of Savion Glover, demonstrates the evolution of contemporary tap dance styles – from Flash, Buck & Wing and Hoofing in “Rhythm Refix” featuring a company of six hoofers and music ranging from jazz to hip-hop.
Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Saturday, January 31, 8 PM, $26 The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company takes to the stage with sweeping athleticism, explosions of energy, precision combined with looseness, strength and versatility. In addition to a new premiere, the evening features the works Sea Ghosts, and Speaking Duchamp.
Tango Buenos Aires, Wednesday, February 11, 7:30 PM, $32 Sometimes dramatic, sometimes playful, and always sensuous, Tango Buenos Aires performs “Song of Eva Perron” with deftly engineered movements, dips, deep slides, energetic foot stomps and ballet-like turns accompanied by live music.
Ragamala Dance, Saturday, March 14, 8 PM, $28 Ragamala Dance freely moves between past and present, composition and improvisation, music and dance, delving into the concept of longing through the lens of recollection, appeal, and total surrender in “Song of the Jasmine” – with a live soundscape of jazz and Carnatic music performed by a quintet led by celebrated saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa.
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Friday, April 10, 8 PM, $32 Bill T. Jones returns to his avante-garde roots in “Body Against Body” - a evening of duets, which revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that provide the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic that changed the face of American dance.