Citywide has frequently appreciated the way the North Brooklyn and Bushwick art scenes are coming together. We’ve painted a picture of individual artists scrapping together to instill bygone industrial regions with beauty and poetry. We’ve admired these communities for providing evidence of the heart and purpose emitting from a generation of artists that many have ascribed a bleak future to. Here is an interview with choreographer Julia K. Gleich who is collaborating with several Bushwick artists to create a new ballet.Read More
Concept and Choreography: Julia K. GleichMusic: Sean Hagerty, Pass Kontrol, Andrew Hurst, D.O.V. Set: Corey Schneider Costumes: Luis Velazquez Dancers: David Botana, Fiona Brown, Jason Jordan, Jake Laub, Claire McKeveny, Johnny McMillan and Amy Schulster
The program, shards and scenes, for Ballet Y Bushwick is a kind of stew of dances ranging from conceptual work to lightly narrative. The connection among these works is an image of windows and the gaps they create, opportunities and concealments, obscuring and revealing. Even in the less conceptual pieces there remains a vestige of the frame.
Premiere: Aug 22, 2009, Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn, NY __________ Commissioned and produced by Norte MaarRead More