Fridays at Noon: Historic and Significant Solos by Women, Dances from 1929-1970 - 92nd Street Y - New York, NY

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Fridays at Noon: Historic and Significant Solos by Women, Dances from 1929-1970

Photo Credit: Meggie Sweeney by A.Silver Photography

Our popular performance last season returns with new reconstructions of rarely viewed or hithertofore unseen modern solos choreographed by women in the early – (mostly) mid 20th century danced by the stellar interpreters Nya Bowman, Jennifer Conley, Miki Orihara, Ella Rosewood and Meggi Sweeney Smith. Live music played by pianist Pat Daugherty.

Revivals include Jane Dudley’s Cante Flamenco, 1944, danced by Nya Bowman, Ethel Winter’s En Dolor, 1944, and Sophie Maslow’s “Dusty Old Dust” from Dust Bowl Ballads, 1941, danced by Jennifer Conley, Martha Graham’s Lamentation, 1930, danced by Miki Orihara, Louise Kloepper’s Statement of Dissent, 1938, Sybil Shearer’s No Peace on Earth, 1947, Anna Sokolow’s Ideas of an Acrobat, 1970, and Hortense Lieberthal Zera’s, Never Sign A Letter Mrs., 1929, danced by Ella Rosewood, and Eleanor King’s Mother of Tears, 1935, Ernestine Stodelle’s Quasi Waltz, 1929, and Mother of Vengeance, 1935, danced by Meggi Sweeney Smith.

Fridays at Noon tickets are $10 online or in advance at the 92Y Box Office in the lobby /$15 at the 92Y Box Office on the day of the performance.

LiveStreams of each Fridays at Noon performance are available at www.tischdanceandnewmedia.com/live. The LiveStreams of the Fridays at Noon performances are part of an educational collaboration between 92Y Harkness Dance Center and NYU’s Tisch Dance and New Media Program.