With dance audiences declining, engaging existing and new dance audiences in ways that foster a deeper understanding and relevance of the classical ballet art form is a high priority. Dance Theatre of Harlem has developed a distinctive new approach to this challenge.
Harlem Dance Works 2.0 is a dance laboratory to develop new work and engage audiences both in person and online in the creative process.This bold two-year initiative will present multifaceted public projects intended to create shared meaning around the creation of new works by combining dance artists, scholars, active audience participants, and the innovative use of technology.
Along with studio showings, vibrant interactive arts experiences will be fostered via social media, webisodes, blogging and rich online content.
On Oct. 21, 28 and Nov. 4 from 6:30-8:00 p.m., Dance Theatre of Harlem is offering free in person studio showings that continue every Thursday through Nov. 4.
Studio showings are followed by a reception and opportunity to meet the artists.
Webisodes are scheduled for release on Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3 and 10.
Dance Theatre of Harlem is a proud recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation 2010 NYC Cultural Innovation grant.
Please email your name, requested dates, and size of party to [email protected] to reserve your seats today!
Dance Theatre Of Harlem, The Everett Center for the Performing Arts is located at 466 West 152nd St.,New York, N.Y. 10031-1814.