FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2014
Michelle Tabnick, (646) 765-4773, [email protected]
Eryc Taylor Dance presents
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6pm & 8:30pm
at the Rose Nagelberg Theater at Baruch College Performing Arts Center
Eryc Taylor Dance, Inc. (ETD) presents Emergence on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Rose Nagelberg Theater at Baruch College Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC, at 6pm and also at 8:30pm. Emergence, an evening of dance, will feature original pieces choreographed by recipients of 2013 ETD grants for aspiring choreographers, as well as a piece by Eryc Taylor. Tickets are $25 ($15 for students and seniors) and are available at 866-811-4111 and online at www.theatermania.com. A gala reception ($100 ticket) will take place between shows and will include a meet and greet with the choreographers as well as an open wine bar.
The featured choreographers were chosen by ETD after an open application process entered by many applicants. Grant monies were used to pay expenses incurred by these choreographers in developing the pieces being presented on April 22nd.
The program will include:
Choreographed by Gierre Godley
Music: “Rorschach” by Loscil
Dancers: Gierre Godley, Stanton Jacinto, Carlos Kerr, Aaron McGloin, and Collin Ranf
Choreographed by Ashley Carter
Music: “New Day” by Kate Havnevik and “Old Skin” by Olafur Arnalds
Dancers: Ashley Carter, Yuika Iso, Vanessa Martinez de Banos, Ariel Miasnik, Katie Sloan, and Yurie Tsurumi
Choreographed by Jesus Olivera
Music: “MataMe” from the film Amantes, edited by Angely Holguin
Dancers: Soleil Acevedo, Angely Holguin-Veras, Shannon Maynor, Genene McGrath, Courtney Sauls, Lila Shmickel, and Chloe Slade
Relax… It’s Just Ibiza
Choreographed by Eryc Taylor Dance and Company
Music: IBIZA Summer 9/2013 mixed by DJ Ze-Zhu
Dancers: Jacinthe Burton, Idina Cortez, Adam DiLoreto, Alyssa Maksym, Jesus Olivera, and Danielle Schulz
Eryc Taylor Dance, Inc., is a New York City based not-for-profit corporation with a mission to advance appreciation of dance and educate the public about dance by creating and presenting original performances, conducting master classes and workshops, and making grants to aspiring choreographers. For more information visit http://eryctaylordance.com.
Eryc Taylor holds a BFA in Dance from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa., and an MFA in Dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Taylor has studied abroad at both the London Contemporary School of Dance and the Centre de Danse du Marais in Paris. Taylor has been awarded several major scholarships, including residency at Jacob’s Pillow, and spent two years with the Cunningham Dance Foundation Repertory Understudy Group.
Taylor has performed works by Merce Cunningham, Mark Dendy, Group Motion, Paul Taylor, Milton Meyers, Sean Curran and Gus Solomons Jr. and has collaborated with artists such as Todd Yeager, Jason Levine, Scooter LaForge and Mark Beard. Taylor’s choreography has been presented worldwide and he is known for producing sight specific dance installations. For three years, Taylor co-produced “Dance Martha Dance!,” a summer festival in Martha’s Vineyard, which premiered his own work as well as pieces by other New York City choreographers he selected to participate. His work has also appeared at Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Joyce Soho, The Second Avenue Dance Theater, NYU, Dance Theater Workshop, Dance New Amsterdam’s APAP festival, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, NYC and New York Live Arts.