American Dance Guild
Performance Festival 2012
September 6-9, 2012
Thursday, September 6 @ 8:00 pm
Friday, September 7 @ 8:00pm
Saturday, September 8 @ 8:00pm
Sunday, September 9 @ 7:00pm
Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 W. 55th Street (at 9th Avenue), NYC
Subways: A, C, E, D, B and 1, 2, 3
Admission at the door: $22, $17/ADG Members, Students, and Seniors
Group rate: $15/person for groups of 10 or more purchased in advance
Reservations: 800-838-3006 ext.#1 and/or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/253476
ADG Performance Festival 2012 presents 32 artists from around the globe along with tributes to two modern masters, ELAINE SUMMERS and DIANNE McINTYRE.
The American Dance Guild’s annual performance festival offers a unique view of the rich diversity of contemporary modern dance. The Opening Night Gala on Thursday September 6th celebrates two highly distinguished leaders of modern dance, Elaine Summers and Dianne McIntyre. (See bios below.)
Ms. Summers will present “Windows in the Kitchen,” a 1976 intermedia work with Douglas Dunn performing live with composer/performer Jon Gibson, alongside dancer Matt Turney on film. Presented on Thursday and Friday.
Ms. McIntyre will present “Life’s Force,” a signature work of Sounds in Motion, the first company she formed in NYC in 1972 which became known for innovative work in dance and live music. Jazz trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah leads the band and a cast of 12-20 members old and new who will joining in this celebratory reunion performance to mark the 40th anniversary of Sound in Motion Presented on Thursday and Saturday.