April 2012 dance calendar
CHARMAINE PATRICIA WARREN Special to the AmNews | 4/3/2012, 12:08 p.m.
Also this month:
- April 14: Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education in the Bronx presents Carlota Santana and Flamenco Vivo, featuring dancers and musicians from the United States and Spain offering a tribute to the Feria de Sevilla and traditional flamenco works with Antonio Hidalgo. For more information, visit www.flamenco-vivo.org.
- April 17-20: Barcelona Ballet, formerly known as Corella Ballet, returns to New York City Center with the world premiere of "Palpito," a full-company work by Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez. The program also features Clark Tippet's "Bruch Violin Concerto" and Christopher Wheeldon's "For 4." For more information, visit www.nycitycenter.org.
- April 20: Pepatian's "BX-Rated: La Mezclatina Rising," created in collaboration La Bruja/Caridad de la Luz, Jessie Flores, Nadia Hallgren and Cynthia Paniagua, at Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education. The "collaborative dance theater project explore issues of first- and second-generation Latina identity in a coming together of powerful voices that speak to personal journeys and female realities in the tightrope between urban life and ancestry." For more information, visit www.pepatian.org.
- April 20-21: Camille A. Brown, in collaboration with J. Michael Kinsey, in the world premiere of "One Second Past the Future," which "celebrates soul and funk in a series of theatrical vignettes" as part of DANCENOW's 2012 Featured Artist Series at Joe's Pub. For more information, visit www.joespub.com.
- April 25-28: New York Live Arts presents Trajal Harrell in the world premiere of "Antigone Sr./Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning" at the Judson Church. This work, which "presents an all-male contemporary dance version of Sophocles's Greek tragic drama 'Antigone,' comes in fives sizes, extra small (XS) to extra large (XL). Following the sublime (S), the rare beauty of (XS) and the spectacular (M)imosa is Antigone Sr. (L)." For more information, visit www.newyorklivearts.org.
To be listed, send press releases to Amnewsdancecalendar@comcast.net.