Harkness Presents: Ben Munisteri: Elemental Complexity - 92Y, New York

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Ben Munisteri: Elemental Complexity

Ben Munisteri, Esmé Julien Boyce, Rebecca Hadley, Andrew Harper, Shomeiko Ingham, Daniel Morimoto, Derek Muro, Kenneth Stephen Neil and Tommy Seibold
Ben Munisteri: Elemental Complexity

Ben Munisteri’s eight-member dance group performs four dances that reference a torrent of natural phenomena through formal design.

Set to a harmonious score by composer Derek Muro, Tin (50) (2017) refers obliquely to the utility of the 50th element in the period chart, and Plexus (premiere) offers convoluted, interdependent patterns among five dancers. Permafrost (premiere), danced to Satie piano pieces, melts compositionally as well as emotionally, and Petrichor (2015) celebrates a freshness derived from only a handful of dance phrases, manipulated and edited into a whole.

"Mr. Munisteri is an established choreographer with a reputation for formal skill and the ability to create pieces full of life and color.”—Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times

$25 in advance / $35 at the door


Ben Munisteri

Ben Munisteri (choreographer) was born and raised in Brooklyn NY, and his company of dancers has enjoyed New York City seasons at the Joyce Theater, …

Esmé Julien Boyce

Esmé Julien Boyce (dancer) is a Brooklyn-based dancer and choreographer. She received a BFA in dance from the Juilliard School …

Rebecca Hadley

Rebecca Hadley (dancer) was born in southern California and lived there until attending Barnard College, …

Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper (dancer) is a freelance dancer and choreographer based in NYC. Most recently, he has performed with Abdul Latif/D2DT, …

Shomeiko Ingham

Shomeiko Ingham (dancer) started her dance training at the Jackson School of Performing Arts in Bermuda at age 5 and was a member of the National Dance Theatre of Bermuda from 1992 to 2003 …

Daniel Morimoto

Daniel Morimoto (dancer), born and raised in Orlando FL, graduated with a BFA in dance from the University of Florida, where he trained in Modern, Ballet, …

Derek Muro

Derek Muro (composer) creates musical works for film, interactive media, video games, branded content, dance, theater and concert listening …

Kenneth Stephen Neil

Kenneth Stephen Neil (dancer) has been a dancer and acrobat in NYC for 12 years …

Tommy Seibold

Tommy Seibold (dancer), originally from the Boston area, received a BFA in dance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst …

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