n a t h a n t r i c e / R I T U A L S Dance Theater in association with Kumble Theater present the “Recognizing Women Project”
Engagement runs March 3-6 and includes the world premiere of One’s Trilogy
Fatima Kafele,Deputy Director of Public Relations
Long Island University
Brooklyn, N.Y.—nathantrice/RITUALS Dance Theater in association with Kumble Theater present the "Recognizing Women Project" March 3-6 at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, located on the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. Trice, the artistic director of RITUALS and a faculty member of the Brooklyn Campus’ dance department began the “Recognizing Women Project” in 2001 with the vision of creating work that would focus on the various social, political, emotional and psychological experiences of women. The program will include one world premiere and three existing works from the company’s repertory.
The “Recognizing Women Project” runs Thursday through Sunday,
March 3 -March 6, 2011. Showtimes are Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m;. and Sunday, March 6, at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $20; $15 for students with ID. Tickets for the Saturday performance and post-show reception are $30; $25 for students with ID. Group discounts are available. Kumble Theater is located on Flatbush Avenue between DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Street in downtown Brooklyn. For more information, call (718) 488-1624 or visit www.kumbletheater.org.
The works on the program include the premiere of “One’s Trilogy” (2011), a series of cryptic narratives that illustrate Trice’s journey in understanding his mother’s psychosis through transference; “banDrui” (2004), a work loosely inspired by indigenous myths surrounding rites of passage and the relationship between mother and daughter; “MOTHERS” (2002), a series of solos inspired by the mothers of Mahatma Gandhi, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Adolf Hitler, Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King Jr. and Tupac Shakur; and “Their Speech is Silver, Their Silence is Gold” (1997), a dance created to respond to the forced religious and societal concepts that are placed upon women.
About the company
Nathan Trice is the artistic director/founder of nathantrice/RITUALS Dance Theater based in New York City. Founded in 1998, the mission of the company is to serve those who seek the reflective importance in being human through art with its Visual Audio Sensory Theatrical (VAST) productions. Nathan has worked with MOMIX, Complexions, Donald Byrd/the group, Kevin Iega Jeff and Forces of Nature Dance Theater. He has received numerous commissions nationally and internationally. He has served as faculty on the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University's Dance Department since 2001 and was resident artist at LaGuardia High School Of Music, Art and the Performing Arts Dance Department from 2005-2010. For more information on nathantrice/RITUALS Dance Theater visit www.nathantricerituals.com.
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