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26May/11

LA MAMA MOVES! DANCE FESTIVAL

Jenny Rocha Dance will perform the multimedia MANDORLA as part of La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

La MaMa
66 East Fourth St., 74 East Fourth St., 6 East First St.
Through June 21, $15-$20
212-475-7710
www.lamama.org

Taking place at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, the First Floor Theatre, the Club, and La Galleria, La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival features four weeks of presentations by more than four dozen emerging and established choreographers. Through May 28, the multimedia art exhibit “Mediated Motion” will include works by such artists as Beth Portnoy, Daniel Pinheiro, Jayoung Chung, Stephen Koplowitz, and Zena Bibler. On May 26-27, Jenny Rocha Dance will perform Mandorla, which examines the exploited artist through a number of disciplines. On May 27-28, Sarah A.O. Rosner/A.O. Movement Collective’s barrish looks at love and sexuality through the eyes of five women. On May 28-29, the “Dancing Divas” program includes Yvonne Rainer’s Three Satie Spoons, Peggy Choy’s Pow, Patricia Hoffbauer’s For This Reason I Am Naming This Dance, Risa Jaroslow’s Nine Squares (Private) (danced by David Botana and Leslie Satin), and excerpts from Mary Seidman and Dancers’ new The Messier Project. Other performances include Lance Gries’s Etudes for an Astronaut (June 3-4), Austin McCormick/Company XIV’s Dénouement (June 4-5), Solos, Duets, Trios and . . . Intricate Intimacies with Buster Grant/Opus Dance Theater, Leslie Guyton/Movement Workshop Group, Daniel Gwirtzman, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Rebecca Warner, and others (June 9-19), Heidi Latsky’s The GIMP Project: IF (June 16-18), and Hula Moves on June 21 with Kumu Hula, Vicky Holt Takamine, Jeffrey Takamine, and Pua Ali’i ‘Ilima o Nuioka.

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