Wednesday, September 09, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/7/09) [Brunner/Soreff]

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Music: George Brunner
Dance: Sasha Soreff

George Brunner is a composer and performer, researcher/writer, recording engineer/producer and teacher. He has served as composer-in-residence three times at Electroacoustic Music Studios in Stockholm, Sweden and at Kungliga Musikhšgskolan I Stockholm. He is writing a book on Text Sound Composition and is considered an authority on the subject. Brunner was Co-Director of the first Electroacoustic Music Festival at Bilgi University in Istabnbul. Brunner is the director and founder of the Brooklyn College Electroacoustic Music Ensemble at Brooklyn College, where he organizes the biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival.

Sasha Soreff's choreography has been seen at venues throughout New York and New England, including the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Cunningham Studio Theater, Long Island University, 92nd Street Y, American Living Room Series at HERE, ArcLight Theatre, and Portland Dances!, as well as on WNETâs MetroArts television station. Sasha danced with Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends from 1998-2004. She served on the faculty of Dance New Amsterdam (formerly Dance Space Center) from 1999-2006 and is now a regular guest/substitute teacher. A Maine native, Sasha graduated from high school at North Carolina School of the Arts and received a BA from Barnard College. Sasha Soreff Dance Theater will present the premiere of "The Other Shoe" June 25-28th at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.

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