Fridays at Noon: Taylor, Joffrey and Arpino - 92Y, New York

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Fridays at Noon

Taylor, Joffrey and Arpino: Masters of the 60s Modern

Taylor 2 and New York Dance Project
Robert Joffrey rehearsing Charthel Arthur and dancers in Gamelan, photo by James Howell

Rarely seen seminal and experimental 1960s dances include excerpts from Paul Taylor's Tracer (1962) and Aureole (1962) danced by Taylor 2, and from Robert Joffrey's Gamelan (1962), not seen since 1967, and Gerald Arpino's Viva Vivaldi (1965) danced by the New York Dance Project.

Panel of original dancers, including Joffrey soloist, Trinette Singleton and author historian, Suzanne Carbonneau, moderated by dance historian scholar, Lynn Garafola. Archival film excerpts—Robert Joffrey Ballet in the U.S.S.R., Seven New Dances, Gamelan, Fibers, Aureole.

$15 in advance / $25, 2-hours prior to performance

Program is subject to change.

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor, one of the most accomplished artists this nation has ever produced, continues to shape America’s homegrown art of modern dance …

Taylor 2

Taylor 2: Established in 1993 to ensure that his works could be seen by audiences outside of traditional theatrical venues, …

Robert Joffrey

Robert Joffrey, original name Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan, (born December 24, 1930, Seattle, Washington, died March 25, 1988, New York, NY), …

Gerald Arpino

Gerald Arpino, (born January 14, 1928, Staten Island, NY, died October 29, 2008, Chicago, IL), American ballet choreographer, …

Joffrey Ballet

Joffrey Ballet, American ballet company, founded in 1956 by Robert Joffrey as a traveling company of six dancers affiliated with his school, …

Davis Robertson

Davis Robertson is the Artistic Director and a co-founder of the New York Dance Project …

Nicole Duffy Robertson

Nicole Duffy Robertson is the Associate Artistic Director and co-founder of the New York Dance Project …

New York Dance Project

New York Dance Project is a nonprofit professional and pre-professional dance company founded in New York City by Davis Robertson and Nicole Duffy …

Suzanne Carbonneau

Suzanne Carbonneau is a critic, essayist and historian whose writings have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times and other publications …

Lynn Garafola

Lynn Garafola, eminent dance historian and critic, Professor Emerita of Dance at Barnard College and author of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and

Trinette Singleton

Trinette Singleton began her professional career with New York’s Joffrey Ballet in 1965 …

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