Richard Moves sprawling resume includes their Bessie Award-winning conjuring of Martha Graham, productions for Mikhail Baryshnikovs White Oak Dance Project and the Guggenheim, collaborations with fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi and astronaut-artist Dr. Sarah Jane Pell, respectively, and much more. This mix of high fashion, cutting-edge technology, and blue chip art seems far away from Governors Island and its gentle parkland. Yet, Moves playful curiosity and theatrical flair enlivens the meaning embedded within the landscape.
In light of the everyday choreographies around us, Kirby Olson explores an aleatory street dance with trucks and pedestrians in a poem by Edwin Denby.
The latest iteration of Beach Sessions Dance Series unfolded one durational live artwork from one artist. Traveling a 1.4 mile stretch of Rockaway Beach, REPOSE delighted beachgoers and an intrepid dance audience for six hours.