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PARSONS DANCE COMPANY

Teatro Regio di Parma, Tuesday 21 March 2017

Parsons Dance Company

Teatro Regio di Parma

Tuesday 21 March 2017, 8.30pm, ParmaDanza Subscription A

The performance lasts 1h 10', no interval

PARSONS DANCE COMPANY

 

FINDING CENTER

Choreography
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting
HOWELL BINKLEY

Music
THOMAS NEWMAN

Costumes
NAOMI LUPPESCU

Finding Center was commissioned by the Harriman-Jewell Series to commemorate its 50th season of bringing the best of the performing arts to Kansas City.  Very special thanks to long time-friend and collaborator, Rita Blitt, whose exhibition “Finding Center” provided true inspiration for the work. 

 

UNION

Choreography
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting Design
HOWELL BINKLEY

Music
JOHN CORIGLIANO, “Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra: II. Elegy”

Costume Design
DONNA KARAN

Union was born out of an AIDS benefit at the Lincoln Center in 1993, and was restaged by Parsons Dance with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This work was restaged, in part, at a NYSCA Long-Term Residency in New York State at PS21 in Chatham, NY in 2015.  

 

HAND DANCE 

Choreography
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting Design
HOWELL BINKLEY

Musical arrangement
KENJI BUNCH, “Orange Blossom Special”

Costume Concept
DAVID PARSONS

 

UNEXPECTED TOGETHER

Choreography
EPHRAT ASHERIE and DAVID PARSONS

Lighting
CHRISTOPHER CHAMBERS

Original Score Composed
MARTY BELLER

This new music and dance is commissioned by Parsons Dance for its 2017 season, with private support from The O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation.

 

CAUGHT

Choreography
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting Concept
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting Design
HOWELL BINKLEY

Music
ROBERT FRIPP, “Let the Power Fall”

Costume Design
JUDY WIRKULA

Caught is maintained in the active repertory of Parsons Dance through generous support from the Jim and Linda Ellis Foundation.

 

IN THE END

Choreography
DAVID PARSONS

Lighting Design
HOWELL BINKLEY

Music
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

Costume Design
MIA MCSWAIN

In the End was commissioned by The Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA.  Additional support was provided by the Jim and Linda Ellis Foundation, in memory of Jim Ellis.

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