Volume 16 • Issue 41 | March 12 - 18, 2004

LISTINGS



DANCE

Photo by Jeff Larson

“WORK & SHOW FESTIVAL” at Tribeca Performing Arts. The fifth annual artists-in-residence program offers this festival with an array of dance, theater, music and spoken word performances by emerging artists. Pictured above is a dance choreographed by Ellis Wood. March 19-April 3. BMCC, 199 Chambers St., 212-220-1460.

DANCER-CHOREOGRAPHER CHRIS YON, right, with Taryn Griggs in “Un Elephant Terrible” at La MaMa E.T.C. “Tragicomic vaudeville involving obnoxious re-interpretations of minimalist music in a film-noir setting.” 74A East Fourth St., 212-475-7710. March 25 to April 4.

CHARLES MOORE DANCE THEATER AT THE SEAPORT An afternoon of festivities with “Traces: From African cultural roots in America.” Dance performance along with crafts for children. Sun, March 14, 1-4 p.m., South Street Seaport’s Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. 212-748-8786.

Dance theater workshop, 219 W. 19th St., 212-924-0077: KARL ANDERSON/ KATE WEARE, “A Picture & a Thousand Words,” Mar. 12-13, 7 p.m., $25; SOULOWORKS. ANDREA E. WOODS & DANCERS, an evening of dances, Mar. 10-11, 19-20, 7 p.m., $25; MAURA NGUYEN DONOHUE.IN MIXED COMPANY (U.S.) & LE VU LONG/TOGETHER HIGHER (VIETNAM), premiere of “Enemy/ Territory,” Mar. 17-18, 26-27, 7 p.m., $25; BRIAN BROOKS MOVING CO. & JULIE ATLAS MUZ, “Acre” by Brooks, “The Rite of Spring,” by Muz, Mar. 24-25, 7 p.m., April 2-3, 7 p.m., $25; CROSSING BOUNDARIES, Dixon Place series curated by Marcia Monroe, Mar. 22, 8 p.m., $12.

Danspace, St. Mark’s Church, 131 E. 10th St., 212-674-8194: AMANDA LOULAKI & SHORT MEAN LADY, “I Wanted to Sat...but I Said...” Mar. 11-14, 8:30 p.m., $15; POLLY MOTLEY, Draftwork, new solo, Mar. 13, 3 p.m., free; CHARLES LINEHAM CO. (London), U.S. debut, “New Quartet,” & “Grand Junction,” Mar. 18-21, 8:30 p.m., $15.

Joyce theater, 174 Eighth Ave., 19th St., 212-242-0800: BODYVOX, Joyce Theater debut - dance, film & theater from Oregon, 13 works, Mar. 9-13, 8 p.m., Mar. 14, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 13-14, 2 p.m., $36; PETER BOAL & CO., Tyla Tharp’s PPergolesi” & “Pas de Deux,” from William Forsyth’s “Hermann Schmerman,” Mar. 16-20. 8 p.m., Mar. 21, 2 & 7:30 p.m., $40; STEPHEN PETRONIO CO., 20th Anniversary Season, “The Island of Misfit Toys,” premiere, plus other works, Mar. 23-27, 8 p.m., Mar. 28, 2 & 7:30 p.m., $38.

Joyce soho, 155 Mercer St., 212-344-7479: LESLIE SATIN & DANCERS, “Blind Summit,” new evening length quartet, inspired by paintings of Agnes Martin, Mar. 19-21, 8 p.m., $15; NEW DANCE ALLIANCE, Performance Mix Festival, 5-6 companies each night, call for schedule, Mar. 23-26, 8 p.m., $25.

Joyous life energy center, 119 W. 23rd St., 7th fl., 212-971-5873: OPEN HOUSE, preview new dance works, Mar. 12, 7:30 p.m., free.

The kitchen, 512 W. 19th St., 212-255-5793: JONATHAN BURROWS/MATTEO FARGIAN, “Both Sitting Duet,” (U.S. premiere), Mar. 11-13, 8 p.m., $20; TWO ON TWO (2/2), works in progress by Anita T. Kristensen/Transmission Projects & Michael Portnoy,/Xar, Mar. 12-13, 6 p.m., $8, $25 with Jonathan Burrows’ 8 p.m. performance.

p.s. 122, 150 First Ave., 212-477-5288: “COLD COMFORT,” Karen Sherman, dance & performance artist, inspired by research on Antarctica, Mar. 11-13, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 14, 5 p.m., $15; ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, “131,” by choreographer Katherine Profeta, Mar. 18-20 & 26-28, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 21 & 29, 5 p.m., $15.

Tribeca performing arts center, BMCC, 199 Chambers St., 212-807-6480: WORK & SHOW FESTIVAL, preview excerpts, Mar. 18, 7 p.m., Ellis Wood Dance, Mar. 19-20, 7 p.m., Christine Suarez & Suarez Dance Theater, Mar. 20-21, 3 p.m., $10.

University settlement, 184 Eldridge St., 212-219-0736: BODY BLEND, Dixon Place mixed media series curated by Sara Juli, Mar. 15, 8 p.m., $12.


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