Fridays at Noon - It’s all about the shoe! pointe, tap, stomp, ghillies, hard, stilts, and vogue - 92Y, New York

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Fridays at Noon

It’s all about the shoe! pointe, tap, stomp, ghillies, hard, stilts, and vogue

Different shoe, different dance!

This footwear-focused edition of Fridays at Noon explores the dance forms that reflect the many different shoes we wear to dance, featuring Darrah Carr, known for dances featuring Irish hard shoes and ghillies, Julia Gleich, men en pointe, stomper Johnnie Cruise Mercer, stiltwalker Mark Mindek, and David Parker presents a tap premier and returns to Hind Legs, an en pointe favorite danced by originator, Jeffrey Kazin.

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

Program is subject to change.

The Bang Group

The Bang Group is a rhythm-driven, New York-based, theatrical dance company which spans contemporary and percussive forms …

David Parker

David Parker is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow in choreography and, together with Jeffrey Kazin, leads The Bang Group which they founded together in 1995 …

Jeffrey Kazin

Jeffrey Kazin is a founding member and director with David Parker of The Bang Group …

Darrah Carr

Darrah Carr holds a PhD in Dance from Texas Woman’s University, an MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University …

Darrah Carr Dance

Since 1998, Darrah Carr Dance has created a unique blend of traditional Irish step and contemporary modern dance …

Julia K. Gleich

Julia K. Gleich MFA, MA is a choreographer and 2014 recipient of the University of Utah Fine Arts Distinguished Alumni Award …

Gleich Dances

Gleich Dances bridges classical and current movement trends …

Mark Mindek

Mark Mindek, a graduate of the Hartford Conservatory, is a performer, teacher, and choreographer in New York City …

Friends in High Places

Friends in High Places, performs ballroom and classical dance in an unusual way—on stilts …

Johnnie Cruise Mercer

Johnnie Cruise Mercer (a native of Richmond, Virginia, a BFA graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance and Choreography) …