Aileen Passloff, the noted choreographer, dancer, director, actor, and teacher, presents two world premieres: Frolic, a group dance to piano music by Erik Satie for four hands played by pianists Michael Cherry and Douglas Schultz, and Veni, a premier choreographed for Arthur Aviles and Andrew Chapman.
Passloff revives the 1978 He Dreams of Small Battles, dedicated to James Waring, includes James Waring’s Octandre (1958), and her own Nocturne for Bob (2002), Heads Together Whispering (2014), and the solos for Charlotte Hendrickson In the Window (2018), set to John Cage's Suite for Toy Piano, played live by Douglas Schultz and Yo (I Am), on the subject of speaking up for what one believes in, set to music by Brahms played live by Douglas Schultz. Screening of Marta Renzi’s Arthur and Aileen that features Arthur Aviles dancing Passloff’s First Dance, choreographed in the 1960s, and the newly acclaimed Renzi film, Her Magnum Opus featuring Passloff as the central character with early footage of Passloff dancing Remy Charlip’s April and December.
The program features:
Program is subject to change.