Doppelgänger Dance Collective and Ensemble Warhol in association with the Fort Point Theatre Channel and Green Street Studios
JEANNE & ELIZABETH
two evenings of dance featuring live music
August 31st and September 1st @ 8 pm
Green Street Studios
185 Green Street
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MEN AND THEIR MACHINES
an aria for soprano from the opera JEANNE by Mark Warhol and James Swindell
This work's development is supported in part through residency at Green Street Studios in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Andrew Altenbach, conductor
Rane Moore, clarinet in Eb
Aaron Rivkin, baritone horn
Amanda Romano, harp
Bob Schulz, timpani
Matt Sharrock, rototoms
Penney Pinette, costumes
Stephen Petrilli, lighting
Men and Their Machines is an aria for soprano and chamber ensemble from Act 1 of the opera JEANNE composed by Mark Warhol, based on a libretto by James Swindell. This 15 minute excerpt will be performed by soprano Anna Ward and Ensemble Warhol's 5 piece music group. The choreography will be created and performed by Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson, with dramaturgy by Ilya Vidrin.
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String Quartet No. 4 in C major, K 157 by W.A. Mozart
Elizabeth III is a 45 minute work, choreographed by Doppelgänger Dance Collective's resident choreographer Heidi Henderson. Henderson performs with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson with a string quartet led by Doppelgänger Dance Collective's musical director, Adrienne Taylor. Discover a deconstruction of String Quartet No. 4 in C Major, K. 157, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The queens dream in white, of things that are light like feathers and marshmallows. They live in an oddly contained pseudo-Elizabethan world. They wear high collars and bloomers and dance big floppy dances holding onto their skirts. They are regal and romantic and hopelessly out of date.