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W&P: Michelle Dorrance with Nicholas Van Young
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Author:  emilymt [ Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:17 pm ]
Post subject:  W&P: Michelle Dorrance with Nicholas Van Young

On Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:30pm, 8pm and 9:30pm, Works & Process presents the first Works & Process Rotunda Project, a new initiative, commissioning site-specific residencies and performances for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda. The Works & Process Rotunda Project: Michelle Dorrance with Nicholas Van Young will feature MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, one of the most sought-after tap dancers of her generation, working in collaboration with Bessie Award winner Nicholas Van Young. Culminating a three-week rotunda residency, Dorrance and Van Young lead a large cast of dancers and musicians from her company, Dorrance Dance, using dance and percussion to create a performative soundscape incorporating the rotunda as a musical instrument.

This 30-minute performance will be viewed from the ramps and requires audience members to stand for the duration of the program.

Leadership support for Works & Process Rotunda Projects provided by Mertz-Gilmore Foundation and Caroline M. Sharp.

Michelle Dorrance Rotunda Project is underwritten by Stuart H. Coleman and Meryl Rosofsky.

Tickets & Venue
$40, $35 Guggenheim members and Friends of Works & Process.
$10 Student Rush Tickets available one hour prior to each performance (if space allows, for students under 25 with valid ID).
Box Office (212) 423-3575, (M–F, 1–5pm) or online at
Peter B. Lewis Theater
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue, New York

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