photo by christopher duggan

photo by christopher duggan

adele myers and dancers

The Dancing Room

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 8pm
Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 6:30pm
Location: The Yard's Patricia Nanon Theater

Limited Seating for this event
Tickets:
$25 General Admission
$15 Seniors, Students and Military
$5 Children under 12
Behind the Counter and Membership discounts apply

The Dancing Room features collaborator and interactive media artist, John Slepian and ongoing collaborator and composer, Josh Quillen (of Sō Percussion).  Visual and lighting direction created by Kathy Couch. Original costume design by Heidi Henderson.  Performed in the round by four female athletes of the heart for no more than 30 audience members, The Dancing Room is an intimate visual wonderland of illumination, laughter and elegance.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

A curator of chemistry between people, Adele Myers approach to dance making is collaborative and often infused with visual art. Riddled with wit and an accessible honesty, Adele Myers and Dancers (AMD) has performed throughout the U.S. including over 50 venues in New England. In 2015, AMD was awarded a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund grant for the development and touring of its evening length-work, "The Dancing Room". The Company was awarded a National Dance Project grant in 2012 for the creation and tour of "Einstein’s Happiest Thought" which premiered at onStage at Connecticut College and kicked off the Company’s 2013-14 season taking them to the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston; Coker College, South Carolina; International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven, Conn., The American Dance Festival, North Carolina and The Redfern Arts Center, New Hampshire and, Hillsborough Community College, Florida. 

AMD has received generous support from the National Performance Network, National Dance Project , Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), Vermont Performance Lab (VPL), Bates Dance Festival, Summer Stages Dance Festival, American Dance Festival (ADF), New England Foundation of the Arts (NEFA); the City of New Haven, the State of Connecticut, and the LEF Foundation. 

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"The Dancing Room" is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in partnership with the Quick Center for the Arts and The Yard and NPN. The Creation fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For more information: www.npnweb.org.  “The Dancing Room” was also funded in part by the National Dance Project Special Projects. NDP Special Projects is funded in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The project is also made possible with support from the State of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development.