Sunday, September 06, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/7/09) [Biggs/Whitmoyer]

March of the Krumerhorns
Music: John Biggs
Dance: Brittany Whitmoyer

John Biggs was born in Los Angeles in 1932. His father was organist Richard Keys Biggs, and his mother was singer Lucienne Gourdon. He was number 8 in a family of 11 children.. During his youth he received training in acting, singing, piano, bassoon, and violin, and was a member of his fatherâs church choir. As a performer, he founded the John Biggs Consort, which specialized in vocal chamber music from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. As a composer, his output is varied, and includes chamber music, vocal music, choral music, orchestral music, and music for the stage.

bnw:dance is a small, New York City based dance company bringing emotion into motion and taking risks where risks are needed, in today's world. Choreographer Brittany Whitmoyer recieved her BFA in Dance from East Carolina University and has studied under many artists such as: Bridgman/Packer Dance, Bebe Miller, Kevin Wynn, Nancy Stark Smith, Monica Bill Barnes, and Rodger Belman. bnw:dance has performed at the Uptown Performance Series, and will be self producing at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange in May!
Dancers: Halee Beucler, Rebecca McRae, Brooke Whitfield, and Brittany Whitmoyer

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