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Time: February 18, 2009 at 8pm to February 22, 2009 at 3pm
Location: Dance New Amsterdam
Street: 280 Broadway (entrance on Chambers)
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.dnadance.org
Phone: 212 625 8369
Event Type: performance
Organized By: Dance New Amsterdam
Latest Activity: Feb 16, 2009
Imagine a kaleidoscope’s saturated and seamless, dazzling light. Perfectly symmetrical and precise in its geometry, endlessly changing. This new evening length dance is performed on a large luminous white circle with the audience seated all around and performed to music by Lumberob.
Performance Times: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00pm, Sunday matinee at 3:00pm
*Note: this production opens on a Wednesday evening.
Performed by Christopher Hutchings, Kate Martel, Stephanie Miracle, Laura Peterson
Music by Lumberob (Rob Erickson)
Costumes by Candice Thompson
Lighting design by Amanda K. Ringger
Ticket Prices: $20, ($15 members, $17 students)
Laura Peterson is a NYC-based dance artist and Artistic Director of Laura Peterson Choreography. This summer the company was in residence at the Queens Museum of Art where they began to develop their newest work Forever. Laura was awarded a 2007-08 Artist-in-Residence at Dance New Amsterdam in NYC where her piece Electrolux was premiered in March. In 2007 the company received a Mondo Cané! Commission at Dixon Place in New York. Her dances have been presented throughout NYC at venues including Dance Theater Workshop, PS 122, Danspace Project, Joe’s Pub, et AL. Laura’s choreography has been produced internationally in Argentina, Germany, and in throughout the US. Her work has been performed at Lincoln Center Out-of Doors, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Philadelphia’s NEW Festival and the Goose Route Dance Festival. Laura has been commissioned by Pennsylvania Ballet, Hartford Ballet, and DROP Dance in Boise, Idaho and has collaborated with Subcircle, a multimedia performance group in Philadelphia. She has received support from the Bosskak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, a PA Arts Council Choreography Fellowship, the Puffin Foundation and is a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG).
Laura’s performance credits include Julie Taymor’s latest film, Across The Universe, choreographed by Daniel Ezralow, from Sony Pictures Entertainment. She has performed the work of Mark Morris at Radio City Music Hall, as well as dancing with Poppo & the GoGo Boys, Risa Jaroslow & Dancers, Paule Turner’s court (Philadelphia), Group Motion Dance Co (Philadelphia), Asimina Chremos (Chicago), Alice Farley Dance Theater (NYC), and many others. Laura has taught dance at Rowan University, Western Connecticut State University and is currently a faculty member of CUNY Lehman College. She is returning faculty at the Balance Dance company pre-professional summer intensive and teaches Dance New Amsterdam in NYC. She holds an MFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received a fellowship in Dance History. Laura graduated from University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a BFA in Modern Dance.
Forever. is a co-production of DNA and Dixon Place and is a Dixon Place Mondo Cané! Commission.