Suzanne Beahrs Dance presents a full evening of dance on March 27-29, 2014 at 8pm at Danspace Project, located inside St. Mark’s Church, 131 East 10th Street, NYC 10003. Tickets are $20 / $15 Danspace Members and are available at danspaceproject.org.
Amid, a new hour-long dance piece by Suzanne Beahrs Dance, is a vigorous representation of how a personal trial can take audiences on convoluted journeys through pain, love, fear, loss, joy, and resilience. The work for five women expresses how we understand and shape our own stories and is a celebration of the exquisite power in our broken, impermanent selves. Choreographer Suzanne Beahrs makes dances designed to engage viewers on both small and large scales, drawing the eye to a delicate gesture and then back out to a sweeping group of leaping, twirling dancers, propelling through space along spiraling, intersecting pathways.
Dancers: Suzanne Beahrs, Sarah Hillmon, Julia Jurgilewicz, Celine Syslo, Madeline Wilcox
Lighting design by Brittany Spencer. Costume design by Lauren Beirne.