A Look Behind the Scene
7:30-8:30 Baroque Dance instruction for the beginner. Whether you participate in dancing or watch from a chair, this class will be informative and entertaining as Catherine Turocy takes you from bows to bourrées. Class instruction will be slanted towards the evening's dances by the general assembly at 9:30pm.
8:30-9:30 A Look at Works in Process
I. Au Jardin, Choreography: Rachel List, danced by Hofstra University Students.
II. Sarabande à deux, Choreography: Guillaume-Louis Pecour (1704), reconstructed by Gregory Youdan, danced by Greg Youdan and Carly Fox.
III. Gigue pour une femme, Choreography: Guillaume-Louis Pecour (1704), reconstructed and danced by Alexis Silver.
IV. Entrée d'Apolon, Choreography: Raoul Auger Feuillet (1700), reconstructed by Carlos Fittante for dancer Olsi Gjeci.
V. Lazzi, conceived and performed by Matthew Buffalo as Pulcinella with Alexis Silver as the Inamorata.
VI. Passacaille, Choreography: Carly Fox, danced by Olsi Gjeci, Alexis Silver, Greg Youdan and Carly Fox.
VII. Venus, Choreography: Anthony L'Abbé from his "Passagalia of Venüs & Adonis" (1725) Reconstructed and re-interpreted, as well as danced by Sarah Edgar with new music by Florian Rynkowski.
VIII. Female Saylor, reconstructed and directed by Ani Udovicki, danced by Frank Sinatra Performing Arts School Students.
Break with Light Refreshments and a Cash Bar
9:30-10:30 Conversation and General Dancing with live music from violinist Jude Ziliak
Join the NYBDC dancers in the Unfigured Minuet, and two contredanses: The Female Saylor and La Chaine. Ani and Catherine will lead you through these charming dances.
We hope to see you at the Baroque Ball Potpourri. Attend all three activities or choose to stay for only one or two hours. Tell your friends about this most unusual event! We anticipate a large crowd so please purchase your tickets in advance.
Tickets: $20 at the door
$15 when purchased in advance
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