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CPR Presents: Spring Movement Festival 2015
Apr 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - Apr 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm| $10
March 20, 2015, New York, NY — Center for Performance Research (CPR) announced today the artists selected to participate in the 2015 Spring Movement Festival, April 16-18, 2015 at 7:30pm. The three-night festival will present works by 12 emerging and established choreographers and will include new and previously presented work that spans dance, movement-based work and performance art. Each evening will feature four artists performing under CPR’s brand new state of the art LED theatrical lighting system, procured on CPR’s behalf through the generous support of New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Spring Movement marks CPR’s first major program since the completion of the theater’s upgrade.
Now, CPR not only offers artists affordable space for the development and presentation of work, but a first rate venue as well. The artists and art works selected to participate in the 2015 Spring Movement Festival are:
Thursday April 16:
Maho Ogawa – MMD
Julia Crockett & Group– Tiny Parties
Sally O’Neill and Tuva Hildebrand – That Disgusting Thing Called Intimacy
Stephanie Liapis – The Building of a Sphere
Friday April 17:
Burr Johnson – more material for a sextet
Julia Meyer – Point Blank
Lisa Parra – Ana
Taylor Donofrio – CAPTURE
Saturday April 18:
Ashley Robicheaux- Spaces Part 2: “We, two.”
Alina Ruiz Folini – SURVIVAL PROJECT
Laurel Snyder – GRUFF
Hao Yang – Outspoken
All performances will take place at CPR’s Brooklyn venue at 361 Manhattan Avenue. Tickets are $10 in advance and at the door. More information is available at http://www.cprnyc.org/spring-fall-movement/sm15/.
About CPR: CPR is an artist-driven initiative, co-founded by Jonah Bokaer & Chez Bushwick and John Jasperse & Thin Man Dance, Inc. CPR’s mission is to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, performance and related forms, and to promote awareness of and appreciation for contemporary performing arts.
CPR is particularly interested in supporting artistic processes that integrate visual design, installation, and technology. Located in a 4,000- square-foot mixed-used arts facility in Brooklyn’s first L.E.E.D.-certified green building of its kind, CPR provides affordable space for rehearsal and performance, innovative arts programming, education, and pedagogical engagement with the communities of New York City and abroad. CPR addresses the critical need for space in New York City’s creative landscape and is committed to building arts infrastructure that nurtures contemporary performance. At the same time, CPR provides a sustainable model for livability in New York City with a focus on community involvement and environmental responsibility.