Satellite Ballet will present two ballets that showcase the company's commitment to complete collaborationon Friday, November 2 at 8 pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th Street. The program includes two works choreographed by Troy Schumacher: the NY premiere of Warehouse under the Hudson and Epistasis, both accompanied by live music and multimedia projections.
Satellite Ballet develops and performs works created by Satellite Ballet and Collective. The Collective creates, produces, performs and distributes work in the visual, performing, musical and literary arts. Satellite Ballet artists collaborate with Collective members as equals: music, dance, imagery, story and abstraction are the result of continuous interaction through the entire production cycle - a commitment to collaboration that transcends the piecework nature of traditional productions.
Collective members include Brandon Baker, resident lighting designer; Kevin Draper, librettist, projection artist and creative director; Nick Jaina, composer and music director; Nathan Langston, composer and dramaturge; Amanda Lawrence, composer; Ellis Ludwig-Leone, arranger;David Moss, composer; Lora Robertson, photography director; and Troy Schumacher, resident choreographer and director.
Company dancers include Samuel Greenberg and New York City Ballet members Emilie Gerrity, Lauren King, Ashley Laracey, David Prottas, Taylor Stanley and Lydia Wellington.
Warehouse under the Hudson (2012, NY Premiere)
Warehouse under the Hudson is the story of a young woman who obsesses over a moment from her past and wonders where a different choice would have led her. She meets the Scavenger, who has collected her past and stored it in his warehouse beneath the Hudson River. He offers her special moment back to her with a deal: her beautiful past - her moment - in exchange for her future.