Animal migration, slaves and a partnership with Cuba are some of the highlights of the dance season that’s starting in New York City.
Choreographer and improviser Jennifer Monson will be putting on her first indoor show at the Kitchen, focusing on her love of the outdoors. Brian Seibert, a contributor for The New York Times, says her performance called “Live Dancing Archive” is a complex piece.
“One idea is that she’s reproducing some of these improvisations from the beach,” he told WNYC. “And you’re supposed to be able to sense that landscape. The wind and the ocean in her dancing, or at least that’s the idea.
If experimental dance doesn’t get you on your feet, Seibert says, Ron K Brown’s style of West African and Cuban and modern dance will.
Listen to Host Soterios Johnson’s full interview with Brian Seibert above.