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Julia K. Gleich, Norte Maar and The Broadway present a week of ballet at The Broadway in Barking, East London, June 18-23, 2013 offering two programs feature ballet in different contexts: CounterPointe: a curated evening of new works by women making choreography for pointe and Speak Easy Secrets: an immersive ballet experience for an Era of Wonderful Nonsense. This special week of ballet is sponsored by Arts Council England.
Norte Maar in collaboration with Brooklyn Ballet presents CounterPointe a new performance series featuring emerging and established women choreographers making new work on pointe. Series will run three nights at The Actors Fund Arts Center (160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY), Fri, Sept 28 + Sat, Sept 29 at 7:30pm and Sun, Sept 30 at 4pm. General admission: $20 / students+seniors $15.
CounterPointe, is dedicated to presenting the latest experimental, innovative, risk-taking choreography that shows a depth of investment in ballet by women dance makers working with the pointe shoe. In response to the continual neglect of representation of women ballet choreographers in major ballet companies (notably, the Royal Ballet has not commissioned a work from a female choreographer for the Opera House stage since 1999) this series offers a performances ripe with the latest curated works by women who make dances with the pointe shoe.
Investigating new and old territory the series highlights new work, opening up discussion, and creating a forum for women, young or old, emerging or established, to take risks.
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