Grounded Aerial Dance presents:
–A play, a dance, an aerial performance experience
Artistic Director- Karen A. Fuhrman
Cast of fourteen. Silk artists, dancers, a stilt artist, actors, bungee aerial, original musical score with a piece created by the jazz-fusion musician, John Medeski. Performers from companies such as: Pilobolus, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera, and De La Guarda. Grounded Aerial has shown Insectinside in San Franscico, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn.
Insectinside catapults the audience in a whirlwind of flying wasps, glowing fireflies, and a towering praying mantis. Ravenous insects tackle the themes of love, grace, madness, and greed, revealing layers of human empathy. Insectinside is a spectacle of stunning imagery, audience immersion, and jaw –dropping physical feats. Within, a raw and volatile love story provokes the question: Is strife necessary to achieve enlightenment and love?
April 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th, 8:00pm
227 4th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(R train to Union Street)
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About the Company: Grounded Aerial
Grounded Aerial Dance Theater
Emotionally charged choreography amplified into the air.
A trained modern and ballet dancer with an M.A. from NYU, Karen A. Fuhrman specializes in both ground and aerial choreography. She has performed with Pilobolus, seen with 2007 Oscars Award Show, Ellen Degenerous, Good Morning America, and the Conan O’ Brian show. Other credits include Cavalia by Cirque du Soleil, De La Guarda (off-Broadway NYC), and MOMIX dance company.
With Grounded Aerial, Ms. Fuhrman’s choreography has appeared at Yerba Buena’s Art Festival (San Francisco), Microsoft's worldwide Vista and Office Logo launch, benefits in Lake Tahoe, Limelight night club (NYC), Company y Company (Barcelona, Spain), Bidvest International Awards Ceremony (Johannesburg, South Africa), Skirball Theater (NYC opening for Neil Diamond), Baila! (National Palace of Culture in Guatemala City), Spiderman II release party, Usher (NYC Gala), Madeski, Martin, and Wood Concert (Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC), the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and various site-specific locations through out the country. Most recently Ms. Fuhrman premiered her evening lengths piece, an aerial play- called “Insectinside” for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Insectinside will run in Brooklyn this April 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th. Go to groundedaerial.com for more information.
8pm to 9:20pm
April 26th to April 29th
Theater: Brooklyn Lyceum
Address: 227 4th Avenue
Cost:$15.00n on line $18.00 at door
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