Justin Boccitto and The Group Theatre Too present Choreographer's Canvas, an annual event that takes place in both New York City and Nashville featuring the works of over fifteen cutting-edge choreographers from around the world selected by GTT's panel of dance professionals. See new original and traditional styles of choreography including tap, ballet, theatre dance, jazz, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, aerial dance and more in concert Off-Broadway. Experience the dance designs of established and emerging choreographers.
The 2014 Canvas Choreographers:
Bobby Hedglin-Taylor/Cleo Carol Knopf
Michael Jagger/Evita Arce
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About the Company: The Group Theatre Too, LLC
The Group Theatre Too was founded in 2003 by Artistic Director, Michael Blevins and Executive Producer, Justin Boccitto. Some of GTT's past productions have included: the New York revival of Seesaw, Count To Ten, an official selection of the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival and winner of the 2008 National Youth Theatre Award for Best New Musical, Stephen Belber's Tape, Jack Heifner's Vanities, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Love Letters, The Boyfriend, The Subject Was Roses, David Rimmer’s Album and the annual Choreographer’s Canvas. GTT also produced MAC Award Winner, Alisa Schiff, in Mama Said...The Songs of Cass Elliott.
Generation Tap, GTT’s tap company, has appeared at Tap City, Tap Extravaganza, The United Nations, Circle in the Square and was featured in Dancer Magazine. Seen by over 5,000 school students, GTT’s social awareness play, Aftermath is now available for performance through Heuer Publishing. GTT also runs after-school arts programming at P.S. 75 Elementary School and retains a fiscal sponsorship through The Field, a 501 (c)(3) organization in Manhattan. GTT's Artistic Advisory Board includes Mercedes Ellington, Nicole Fosse, Mallory Graham, Maurice Hines, John Kander, Bernard Kaplan, Theodore Mann*, Bettye Morrow, David Rimmer, Chita Rivera and Sue Samuels. The company is represented by entertainment lawyer, Donald Farber.
The Group Theatre Too hopes to encourage diversity and the exploration of the human experience through theatre-dance-music performances and arts education programs that will require youths and adults to be active participants and advocates for others; aware of their surroundings and their ability to mediate and effect change. Through the celebration of artists and the art of entertainment, GTT hopes to communicate the fact that as many ways as we humans are different we share common bonds and can connect with everyone on some level bringing new understanding and compassion to our lives.
Friday, May 2nd, 7:30pm:
Theater: Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
Address: 248 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
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