Atrevete's GALA Spring Performance
Dates and Times:
May 22nd Thursday 8pm - 23rd Friday 8pm - 24th Saturday 8pm
May 25th, Sunday, 2pm
May 29th Thursday 8pm - 30th Friday 8pm - 31st Saturday 8pm
All Seats $20
Please call the Box Office at (212) 870-6784
Theatre of the Riverside Church
For Theatre information and directions visit the Theatre Website at www.theriversidechurchny.org
This performance is made possible in part by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
This performance included six original works
of choreography and two original musical interludes to include traditional
Fandangos, Siguiriyas and Bulerias - Argentinean Tango - Ballet . .
The classic story of a love triangle set in a Spanish cantina. flamenco performers tell the story thought traditional fandangos, siguiriyas and bulerias music. Traditional costumes
Generations: Argentinean Tango
This is a true story of three generations of women; A Grandmother a singer of Argentinean love songs continues the sprit and the passion of Argentinean Tango song and dance thought a daughter and granddaughter. This story will include 6 dancers and never before heard Tango recordings from the 1950s
''The Letters of Abelard and Heloise.'':
This is a collaborative work in progress among Cristobal Herrera, choreographer, David Grabarkewitz, stage director for New York City Opera and Ray Wiger, sculptor from Taos, New Mexico who will create by using sculpture as an integral part of the story and its presentation. The choreography for this work is classical, utilizing traditional Flamenco with ballet. Atrévete also encourages the creation of new works of music. Abelard and Heloise combines New York City Opera cellist, and traditional gypsy song. The cello is used as the voice of Abelard's ballet while the flamenco guitar is the voice of the passionate Heloise together it is magical.
It has been called Flamenco meets Stomp. The Company brings flamenco into a modern urban setting. Danced on three large steel platforms three male dancers battle with creative footwork each on a platform of varying size and sound backed by flamenco musicians and electric guitar and electric bass.
Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at 1:45 to 2:30pm
THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED, IN PART, BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM
A New York Premiere! The Gerard Edery Ensemble Choreographer Cris Herrera
Center for Jewish History Sefarad Records rp. 15 W 16th St. NYC 392 Central Par k West (17Y) NYC 10025 December13 & 18 @ 7:30 212-662-9712 email@example.com Admission $18 212-294-8350 www.sefaradrecords.com Sponsored by The American Sefardi Federation
The Letters of Aeblard and Heloise
Please call the Box Office at (212) 870-6784 or stop by the Theatre at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (the entrance is at 91 Claremont Avenue.) To get to the Theatre, take the 1 or 9 train to 116th Street and Broadway and walk four blocks.
On April 1, 2001, Atrévete held its successful 2001 Manhattan fundraiser at Au Bar, with nearly 200 people in attendance. The dance program received a tremendous response from the audience and garnered many enthusiastic emails during the ensuing weeks including the following from a satisfied audience member:
"Hi! I just wanted to say I saw your show last night at AU BAR and it is just wonderful!!!! You should be on Broadway!! Everyone I was with also agreed it was an excellent show!! You are full of imagination, beautiful modern representation of Flamenco, very artistic, sexy and talented company!! I wish you lots of success and look forward to the next performance!