4Voices: A choreographic showcase featuring the works of Fredrick Earl Mosley, Kate Thomas, Peter O’brien, Matthew Rushing
248 West 60th St.
New York, NY, 10023
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM (event ends at 9:15 PM)
Fredrick Earl Mosley, Kate Thomas, Peter O’brien, Matthew Rushing
4Voices is a choreographic showcase bringing together the works of four unique and well established choreographers;
Fredrick Earl Mosley founder and artistic director of Earl Mosley's Institute of the Arts; will bring together three very different works that will have the audience on the edge of their seats filled with emotion, charm and out bursts of fun!
The first piece by Mosley is called, "Moments; to the music of the great Stevie Wonder. This work is a collage of select songs from the vast volume of music by Mr Wonder. The work is in a suite form of short stories full of imagery and spirit.
The next piece is called, "Echoes. It is a contemporary work set the beautiful and original music especially composed for the ballet by Diana Hill. This piece plays with expansions and variations of simple motifs to create complicated and technical formations while staying simple and complimentary to Ms Hill great score.
The third piece by Mosley is called, I See You (version 3). This work is cool, funky, athletic and definitley engaging. It is designed to have you dancing in your seats and getting your groove on! All three works by Mosley are a must see
As an artistic director and choreographer for Ballet Neo, Thomas is known for creating ballets that range from deeply emotional personal stories to intricate interpretations of a wide variety of music. Her ballet "Caution and Measurement" won inclusion in Ballet Builders 2008, at the Danny Kaye Playhouse April 12 and 13, 2008. "Caution and Measurement" is an abstract depiction of intimacy and the loneliness one can experience in spite of it.
Peter OBrien former principle dancer of the Royal Ballet and influenced by his wonderful experience working with The great George Balanchine leaves his classical roots behind with his new work The Desert and the Parched Land set to music by Dave Brubeck this piece is a compilation two other pieces by Brubeck Gods love made Visible and Cello Celli showing Peters diversity as a choreographer.
We are so excited to have Matthew Rushing, rehearsal director and guest artist of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Rushing will thrill the audience with his brilliant portrayal of story telling and theatrical invention to the music of the legendary Gladys Knight! This original work will be a perfect ending to the evening and prove the once again Mr Rushing is up to his A game!
$20 - $25
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