By Douglas Dunn + Dancers
Garden Party is a series of vignettes, each with its own elegant and playful interaction of movement, visual art, music, and language. Dunn partners with longtime collaborator Mimi Gross to transform his loft space into a verdant haven. Ten members of Douglas Dunn + Dancers, including Dunn himself, frolic within this lush garden landscape while lighting and projections by Lauren Parrish illuminate each scene and its interruptions. In this hour-long work, Dunn’s steps are interwoven with poetry (John Keats, Anne Waldman, and others) and music (Robert de Visée and John Lennon, to name a few). Will Garden Party continue Dunn’s dedication to non-allusive movement? Will these delicate texts, varied musical scores, and the intimacy of the space, urge viewers toward narrative associations, provide even the opportunity to feel themselves IN, not just looking AT, a garden?
Tickets are $15 and $20 and may be purchased HERE.
Choreography by Douglas Dunn
Set and costume design by Mimi Gross
Lighting and projection design by Lauren Parrish
Sound design by Jacob Burckhardt
Pre-show music by Tosh Sheridan
Dancers: Alexandra Berger, Janet Charleston, Grazia Della-Terza, Douglas Dunn, Vanessa Knouse, Emily Pope, Paul Singh, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Timothy Ward, and Christopher Williams.
541 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10012
Event Date: Apr 26, 2023
Event Time: 8:00PM
Event Duration: approximately 1 hour