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Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church 2.4.2013

Featuring works by Silke Grabinger, Ivy Baldwin, Anabella Lenzu, and Gillian Walsh.

Choreographer: Silke Grabinger
Performer: Silke Grabinger
Choreographic Assistant: Olga Swietlicka
Light Design: Peter Thalhamer
Thanks to: Andreas Stadler, Austrian Cultural Forum NYC, Dave St.Pierre, Elio Gervasi, Raum 33, Angela Vadori,
Tabakfabrik Linz

Silke Grabinger got in touch with breakdance in 1997. She performed in the Cirque du Soleil / The Beatles Show LOVE in Las Vegas, solo and as an aerial artist, and has worked with choreographers Dave St.Pierre, Margie Gillis, and Daniel Ezralow. Her first solo performance is entitled [SLIK], in cooperation with Pilottanzt. [SLIK] was the winner of the Linz09 award (culture capital city of Europe) and toured Europe and Africa. She was granted the scholarship for music and performing arts and received the Austrian design state award. She created the character ANIMA in playGuldaplay of the honor of Friedrich Gulda, with Paul Gulda, Martha Agerich a. o. in the Wiener Konzerthaus. Silke Grabinger developed a “movement notation for musicians” for the performance Moving Architecture with composer Bernhard Lang which is based on the architecture of the Austrian Cultural Forum NYC. In her current work, she volunteers to be an experimental subject in the time frame of 10 minutes each for different international choreographers: Benoit Lachambre, Anne Juren, Oleg Soulimenko, Philippe/Superamas, Hubert Lepka, and comedian Dirk Stermann.

Scheduled Wailing (excerpt of a work-in-progress)
Choreographed by Ivy Baldwin
Performances by Lawrence Cassella & Eleanor Smith
Sound Design by Justin Jones
Scheduled Wailing is made possible by support from the William and Karen Tell Foundation and by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space program through a real estate donation from Savanna.
Many, many thanks to Eleanor, Lawrence, and Justin!

Ivy Baldwin is a Brooklyn-based choreographer, performer, teacher, and founder of Ivy Baldwin Dance. Since 1999, the company has performed nationally, all over the great NYC, and internationally. In 2012 Baldwin was an LMCC Swing Space Artist, Bogliasco Foundation Dance Fellow in Bogliasco, Italy, and performed Ambient Cowboy, a new evening-length dance commissioned by New York Live Arts. Currently, Baldwin is thrilled to be a 2013 artist-in-residence at The Wooden Floor in Santa Ana, CA where she is choreographing a new dance on 62 kids ages 12-17. Please visit

Pachamama: Mother World
Choreographer: Anabella Lenzu
Dancer: Lauren Ohmer
Pachamama: Mother World looks at the ritualistic similarities between two geographically different cultures, Native Americans and South American Natives. The division line between Ritual and Performance blurs, becoming both an anthropological study and a creation of Dance Theater.

Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with over 20 years of experience working in Argentina, Chile, Italy, and the USA. She conducts classes at Peridance Center, Wagner College, and Lehman College. Lenzu is also a published author for various dance and arts magazines, and plans to debut her first book in March 2013, entitled Unveiling Motion and Emotion. The book contains writings in Spanish and English on the importance of dance, community, choreography, and dance pedagogy.

Grinding and Equations: Two Duets at Judson
By: Gillian Walsh
Performance by: Maggie Cloud, Mickey Mahar, Robert Maynard, Gillian Walsh
2 4 1 3 (1/3-2(you)) 4 1 4 1 1/2 2/3 [1234(paid)] 1/3 2/4 1 3 (13) …. Grinding and Equations is a cumulative self-replicating performance series.

Gillian Walsh is a performer and choreographer from Brooklyn, New York. She can be reached at

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