Dance from Jane Jerardi and Daniel Burkholder at Dance Place
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The last date listed for Jane Jerardi and Daniel Burkholder was Sunday March 29, 2009 / 7:00pm.
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American Ballet Theatre, regarded as one of the world's finest dance companies, brings an evening of mixed repertory to the Kennedy Center. Michel Fokine's Les Sylphides is a romantic reverie with music by Chopin orchestrated by Britten. Tchaikovsky powers the D.C. premiere of ABT principal dancer Marcelo Gomes' Aftereffect. Based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sir Frederick Ashton's The Dream marks 450 years since Shakespeare's birth. For over 70 years, American Ballet Theatre has wowed audiences everywhere with their passion, innovation and athleticism. The New York Times called them "American ballet at its peak," and it's easy to see why. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- "Jerardi's talent is well established within dance circles; her perfectly capable video installation proves her merits in other genres as well." --<em>Washington Post </em>
<p>DC-area artists Daniel Burkholder and Jane Jerardi generate inventive dance works that engage audiences in unexpected ways by employing improvisation, experimentation and multimedia.</p> <p>Daniel Burkholder's company The PlayGround combines the formalism of choreography with the spontaneity of improvisation in "My ocean is never blue." Called a "stunning display of ensemble work" by The Washington Post, the work examines our multi-faceted relationships to water, from the personal to the environmental and political.</p> <p>Jane Jerardi's dances move fluidly between media — from dancers captured in videos that are projected on the sides of buildings to intimate personal private performances and site-specific works. With "Perspective," she returns to the stage and collects excerpts from several pieces she's created over the past five years. Re-imagined as a series of related dances, they will intersperse projected video with striking gesture and compelling performance, including a new piece to a score by Amy Farina of The Evens.</p>