Sally Silvers, Bonobo Milkshake, Roulette
Roulette presents the radical (& iconoclassical) choreographer Sally Silvers' first large group piece since 2009. After decades of her wild, post-Judson experimentation (& after 5 years dancing for Yvonne Rainer), award-winning 'downtown' choreography springboards into the witty, wistful sophistication of the Broadway stage. In an extreme mash-up, Silvers puts synchronized swimming, martial arts, roller derby, children's games, billiards, ice dancing & other instructional material into the mix at Roulette's gorgeous new Brooklyn space. With a half-dozen Stephen Sondheim musicals as a focus for her madcap lens of off-kilter, playful, inventive dance, BONOBO MILKSHAKE makes for a sexy fresh species of movement art.
Starring an ensemble of 7 dancers (Aaron Draper, Elisa Osborn, Miriam Parker, Jeremy Pheiffer, Veraalba Santa, Christopher Williams & Silvers) joined by "swing cast" dancers Edisa Weeks, Jonathan Kinzel, Carolyn Hall, Rebekah Windmiller, Dylan Crossman, and Daniel Madoff and the beguiling Obie winning actor, David Greenspan. Original soundscape & text by Bruce Andrews, paired with experimental composer, Michael Schumacher. Costumes by Elizabeth Hope Clancy and lighting by Kathy Kaufmann.
The show will take place at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, corner of 3rd ave, Brooklyn (2,3,Q,B,R,D Atlantic/Pacific) on November 28, 29 and 30 & December 1 at 8pm. General admission $15, Students/Seniors $10. For more information, visit www.roulette.org.