Movement Research at the Judson Church-February 24, 2014

Movement Research at the Judson Church-February 24, 2014

 

Featuring works by Kim Brandt, Priscilla Marrero, Milka Djordjevich, YACKEZ (Larissa Velez-Jackson** and Jon Velez-Jackson)

 

Work in progress
Performed by Effie Bowen, Kim Brandt, Addys Gonzalez, Ryan McNamara, Sam Roeck and David Velasco

 


pleasure
Performance and choreography: Priscilla Marrero
Soundscore: Noche Azul, Ernesto Lecuona
Collaborators and acknowledgements: Ferrán Martín, Ponderosa’s Choreographic Module (2012), Movement Research’s Open Performance (2013)

 


MASS (in-progress)
by Milka Djordjevich
performed by Jessica Cook, Milka Djordjevich and Kyli Kleven
music by Chris Peck

 

This evening’s Yackez performance features their beloved mascot YackMan (Liliana Dirks-Goodnam), the wrestling post-modernist dance ensemble, Star Crap Dancers (Tyler Ashley, Laurie Berg, Lillie DeArmon, Sarah Holcman) and the XpressYou! Dancers, (Victoria Brooks, Socorro DeJesus, Dorothea Snyder and Bonny Yarry)– Larissa’s older adult dance-aerobics troupe hailing from uptown Manhattan. Our program redefines “family-friendly entertainment” by cross-sectioning wildly different communities of people who dance.
This work was made possible, in part, through the Movement Research Artist-in-Residence Program, funded, in part, by the Davis/Dauray Family Fund and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

**2012 Movement Research Artist-In-Residence

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