Friday, August 07, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/7/09) [Cox/Cohen]

Nature is
Music: Cindy Cox
Dance: Rachel Cohen

Cindy Cox produces work respected for its ãvibrant and numinous sensibilityä, with novel approaches to text and harmonic resonance. Cox has received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Fromm Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, ASCAP, and Meet the Composer. Recent performances have occurred at the American Academy in Rome, the Kosmos Frauenraum in Vienna, the MŸnster Gesellschaft fŸr Neue Musik, the REDCAT/Cal Arts Theater in Los Angeles, Carnegie Hall, and the Library of Congress. Recordings may be found on Albany, CRI, Capstone, Arpa-Viva, Mark, and Valve-Hearts labels. Nature is features text by John Campion.

Racoco Productions are fantastic excavations of ordinary things. Artistic director Rachel Cohen and performers collaborate frequently with composers and visual artists; movement-theater projects with composer Chris Becker and visual artists Olek and Patty Rosenblatt have been funded by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the American Music Center, and Meet the Composer. The company's If the Shoe Fits was listed by The New York Times as a NYC dance highlight of 2005 and was presented in 2006 at the World Financial Center. Racoco Productions (and its spin-off, Racoco + the It Girls), was a company-in-residence at Galapagos Art Space in 2006-2008.
performer: Rachel Cohen

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