Saturday, July 11, 2009

60x60 Dance @ the Winter Garden, NYC (11/14/08) [Raheb/Dowd]

Hommage To Villa-Lobos
Music: Jeffrey Raheb
Dance: Jamie L Dowd/The Sycamore Project

Written to commemorate the centennial birth of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, Hommage To Villa-Lobos is the first part introduction to a 4 part work. Jeff Raheb was born in Brooklyn, New York and received his BA for Music composition at City University of New York. He is also a published poet and photographer. He won first place in people category for Smithsonian Magazine. His photo was published in the August, 2006 issue of Smithsonian Magazine. Jamie Dowd was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dowd attended Indiana University graduating with a BA in Integrated Dance Performance. Since relocating to New York, she has had the opportunity to dance with Sarah Council Dance Projects along with producing her own works with The Sycamore Project in venues such as: Wax Works, Solar One, City Center, The Kaye Playhouse, and at the Cunningham Studios. Dancers: Jordan Risdon, Sarah Wilkins, Laura Kalanda, Mary Thigpen

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