For Audiences

September 28 - October 2, 2020

THE BRIDGE: Move & Flow with Nai-Ni Chen's Virtual Dance Institute

ANTI-GRAVITY Lois Greenfield

Nai-Ni Chen Virtual Dance Institute
Experience the boundary-breaking dances from the BIPOC Community
Free 1-hour virtual class online Together on Zoom!
Open to All Dancers at Intermediate/Advanced Level
~~meet the artists after the class~~
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 11:00 AM EST
Tuesday, Thursday at 7:00 PM EST

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Monday, Sept. 28 @ 11 AM EST
Kinetic Spiral with Greta Campo
Associate Artistic Director Greta Campo will teach the Company's signature technique: Kinetic Spiral.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 @ 7 PM EST

FLOW with Andrew Pacho
Andrew Pacho created FLOW method for ANTI-GRAVITY 1990, a professional dance and gymnastics company, to help the performers maintain healthy joints & muscles while meeting the demands of the choreography.

Wednesday, Sept. 30 @ 11 AM EST
Kinetic Spiral with Nai-Ni Chen
Nai-Ni Chen will teach her signature technique: Kinetic Spiral.

Thursday, Oct. 01 @ 7 PM EST
Kinetic Spiral with Yuka Notsuka
Company Member Yuka Notsuka will teach the Company's signature technique: Kinetic Spiral.

Friday, Oct. 02 @ 11 AM EST
Contemporary with Zoe Rabinowitz
Rabinowitz's YSDT-style master classes offer an environment of technical and artistic exploration for dancers of all levels. The floor-based warm up draws on anatomic principles, pilates, and yoga to strengthen and warm the body in preparation for movement, which includes improvisational exercises and repertory phrases to enhance participants’ access to their own authentic voice.

Guest Artist Bios:

Andrew Pacho toured with Nai-Ni Chen company to China in 2015 as a resident instructor. He started his career as a USA National level competitor in Gymnastics, then trained to become a professional dancer. Highlights include working with Mark Morris, Donald Byrd Company, Philodanco, Doug Elkins, Lar Lubovich, Micheal Swain, Graciella Daniele, Bill Irwin, Gillian Lynne, Peter Sellars, Graham Murphy, Harold Prince, Jerry Mitchel, Robert Lepage as well as several productions on Broadway, Metropolitan Opera, NYCO, Radio City Music Hall. He was also in the Woody Allen film Everyone says I love you and many TV Commercials. Mr. Pacho co-founded the Gymnastics dance company ANTI-GRAVITY, working as co-director and choreographer. Mr. Pacho also has a long-standing working relationship with Lois Greenfield, renowned Dance photographer.

Zoe Rabinowitz, Associate Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT), graduated from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts before earning her BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program. In addition to her work as a founding member and principal performer with YSDT, Zoe has performed with companies such as INSPIRIT, JoAnna Mendl Shaw/Equus Projects, MBDance, Nia Love/Blacksmith’s Daughter, Urban Bush Women, and Anne Zuerner. Her own work for stage and film has been presented at festivals nationally and abroad in Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Mexico, and South Korea. As a teaching artist, Zoe has offered workshops and master classes in Germany, Japan, Jordan, Palestine, South Korea and throughout the U.S.


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