Reincarnations (Dzul Dance)

Rojelio Rodriguez

Dance and Aerial Performance

by Dzul Dance

Choreographed by Javier Dzul

Music by Sergio Reyes

Dates:

  • Friday, August 3, 2012 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 7:00pm

Age: All Ages

Location: Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Ave 10010 / Entrance on 25th Street between Lexington & 3rd Avenues)

Website: PAM 2012 | Official FaceBook Page

About the Show:

Reincarnations portrays pre-Hispanic mythology alongside Mexican cultural icons and traditions to explore ideas of destiny and life after death.

The choreography is based ontwo souls that meet and form different relationships over the course of several lifetimes.  Reincarnations highlights Ih Can Cavil, the Mayan guardian of souls, and Mexican icons such as Emiliano Zapata, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. The choreography also uses Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) and ‘la Catrina’, the Mexican personification of death, as a way to explore different cultures’ ways of understanding mortality.

About the Artists:

We fuse dance with aerial arts to communicate indigenous pre-Hispanic and Mexican culture and create bridges between contemporary art and historical heritage. By transforming bodies into earthbound and airborne forces of nature we break physical, cultural and political boundaries.

Performers:

Javier Dzul - dancer/aerialist
Robin Taylor Dzul - dancer/aerialist
Cornelius Brown - dancer/aerialist
Chellamar Bernard - dancer
Jason Jordan - dancer
Steven Melendez - dancer
Orlando Martinez - dancer
Ji-Hyeun Bang - dancer/aerialist
Kyla Ernst Alper - dancer/aerialist
Naomi Relnick - dancer
Courtney Jackson - dancer
Nicole Lichau - dancer
Desiree Sanchez - aerialist

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