Performance Art Program

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Amy Taravella Dances

Amy Taravella

Passion and Purpose

Presented at:

Choreography by Carla Maxwell, Anna Sokolow, Leslie Wexler, Matt Williams, & Amy Taravella
With the World Premiere of Ash, choreographed by Gerry Trentham

The Church
341 Delaware Ave.
$30 general; $25 students & seniors

Act I in Asbury Hall (The End? from Rooms, Gossamer, Almost, Limon Etude, Untitled Duet, & Kaddish)
Act II in Hallwalls Theater (Ash)

New (mostly) solo contemporary dance works performed to live music in classical, jazz, & blues genres. Intimate seating in two different spaces in The Church puts you up close and personal with dancers and musicians. Visual art installations by Catherine Linder Spencer & David Butler. Amy Taravella is Co-Artistic Director of Buffalo Contemporary Dance, with whom she recently performed at The Church in Dances for Our Mothers.

Choreographer Gerry Trentham's new work Ash, a "duet" for dancer and video, was commissioned by and for Taravella, with video by Toronto filmmaker Michael Stecky and music by composer Kevin McFadden. Taravella will dance Untitled Duet with its choreographer, Matt Williams.

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July and August, 2006 - 2006