THE MEN DANCERS: FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH
January 10, 11, 12, 13, 2013
Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th St. (between 1st & 2nd Ave)
Inspired by the sold-out success last summer at Jacob’s Pillow,
THE MEN DANCERS is coming to New York for four nights in January!
The cast will include former NYC Ballet principal dancers Jock Soto and Charles Askegard,
master choreographer Lar Lubovitch, Trent Kowalik star of Billy Elliot, Tony award
winning creator of Fosse Chet Walker, acclaimed dance figure Gus Solomons jr,
among other Bessie, TONY and Ernie Award winning recipients and dance legends.
Trent Kowalik and Chet Walker; Emanuel Abruzzo - Photos: Christopher Duggan
More than 30 male dancers, spanning genres and generations, will perform original choreography and share extraordinary personal stories with the audience in this limited engagement, honoring Ted Shawn and his company, The Men Dancers, who founded the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 80 years ago.
Chad Hall (photo: Miguel Anaya)
An incomparable cast of male dancers has been assembled
for this New York premiere! Click HERE to see a video!
Gala Performance and Reception
with special guest artist Jock Soto!
Thursday, January 10 at 8pm
The Theater at the 14th Street Y
344 East 14th St, New York, NY 10003
(between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
TICKETS: 800-838-3006 ext. #1 or http://themendancers.brownpapertickets.com
Thursday, January 10 at 8pm: Gala Performance and Reception: $125
Friday & Saturday, January 11 & 12 at 8pm: $30; Student/Senior: $20
Sunday, January 13 at 3pm: $30; Student/Senior: $20
CAST*: 25 dancers will perform in each show
Francisco Pablo Ruvalcaba
Jason Samuels Smith
Gus Solomons jr
Robert (Buddy) Valdez
* Cast subject to change
Josh Beamish and Gus Solomons jr – photos Christopher Duggan
Contact: Adria Rolnik - email@example.com