NEW WORKS: ON / OFF WITH HOLLY HEIDT & EXCERPT HEARTS WITH NIV ACOSTA

Genre: Modern

"On/Off" is a collaboration between Holly Heidt (movement) and Asha Tamirisa (sound) with help from the dancers. The two became good friends and collaborators at Oberlin College and are delighted to continue working with each other. The piece is influenced by a joint fascination with minimalistic art (along the lines of Sol Lewitt and Ellsworth Kelly) and by simple actions and cycles in the physical world: clocks ticking, heartbeats, spilled water, waves. An endless factory line. Sysiphus carrying his rock up the hill again and again. Can certain experiences be seen as circles? Pendulums? Sine curves? These examples suggest a continuity, an alternation and repetition of elements. On the other hand, they may also suggest The End. Things and people come together and fall away. There is separation and loss. Things break down beyond repair.

Movement by Holly Heidt and sound by Asha Tamirisa
Costumes by Hannah Richey

Performed by: Liz Ball, Alyssa Caliendo, Emily D'Angelo, Joan E. Mann, Jennifer Mellor, Hartley Parish, Molly Schaffner, Sylvana Tapia, Sarah Ward, Eunmi Yeo

"excerpt hearts" is a thought exploration of what the performers know of and have experienced of lesbian stereotypes. everything from the music we're playing to the lyrics to the how we interact with each other will incorporate what we have pre-decided is somehow an abstracted stereotype of our lesbian past lives.

Featuring niv Acosta and Jules Skloot.


Arts.Dance

Open:   04/20/12
Close:   04/21/12

Schedule:
04/20/12- 7:30:00
04/21/12- 7:30:00
Theater:   The Tank
Address:   354 West 45th street
New York, NY 10036
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The Tank is located at 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). To get to The Tank by subway: Take the A,C,E to 42nd Street/Time Square. Walk West.

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