Volume 76, Number 7 | July 5 - 11, 2006

Dance

THE UNDERWORLD OF EXOTIC DANCING “Men Eat Mars Bars While Touching Their Penis” by Jennifer Slack-Eaton is a truthful display of human nature focusing on the life and experiences of an exotic dancer in the modern world. It is a story for all those considered second class and judged on unfair standards. World Premier. June 29 – July 15, Thurs. – Sat. at 8pm. Under St. Marks Theatre, 94 St. Mark’s Place, bet 1st Ave. and Ave. A. www.workingmansclothes.com. For tickets, call 212-868-4444 or visit www.smarttix.com. $15. Pictured above are Katie Wells, left, Victoria Cengia and Darcie Champagne.

FLAMENCO DANCE PREMIERE The Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana dance company will present the New York premiere of “Burlador,” a dance drama about the legendary stories of Don Juan and “Imagenes Flamencas,” a traditional work highlighting the passion of flamenco. Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave at 19th St. Tues., June 13 – Sat., June 17 at 8pm & Sun., June 18 at 7:30pm; also Sat. and Sun. at 2pm. $40. 212-242-0800. www.joyce.org. Pictured above are Antonio Hidalgo, left, and Defne Enc.

Abrons Arts Center, Harry DeJur Playhouse, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St. 212-674-9066: THE DANCE LEGACY CONTINUES, A festival of dance presented by the Rod Rodgers Dance Company and East Village Dance Project. June 8 at 7pm: Benefit for Rod Rodgers Studios; $25 adults, $10 kids. June 9 &10 at 7:30pm: Rod Rodgers Dance Company Spring Season Concert; $20 adults, $10 kids. June 10 at 3pm: East Village Dance Project 2006 student concert; $15. June 11 at 3pm: Youth Program concert; $10.

Construction Co., 10 E. 18th St., 3rd Floor, 212-924-7882: DANCES BY BRYAN HAYES, Three new solos, “Arie,” “Three Songs” and “What One Repeats;” Songs by Carolyn Lord; Also “Airmail Dance” by Hayes & Ariane Anthony with music by Lord, created from drawings by Remy Charlip; Sat. - Sun., June 10-11 at 8pm; $15.

Dance New Amsterdam, 280 Broadway., 2nd floor, 212-279-4200: DIXIE FUN DANCE THEATRE, “The Money Show” by Dixie FunLee Shulman to pay off $1,500 debt for Joyce Soho show; Thurs. - Sat., June 15-17 at 8pm, Sun., June 18 at 2pm; $17.

Dance Theater Workshop, 219 W. 19th St. at 7th Ave., 212-924-0077: H.T. CHEN & DANCERS, “Shift” with video projections, poetry, Chinese opera techniques and contemporary dance; Ten dancers & score by Fritz Patton; Wed., June 14 at 7:30pm & reception; Wed. - Sat., June 14-17 at 7:30pm also Sat., June 17 at 2pm; $25.

Dance Theater Workshop, David R. White Studio, 219 W. 19th St., 3rd floor, 212-598-0511 x3: OPEN PERFORMANCE, April Briggs, Meghan McCoy, Eerin Delperdang, Felice Lesser, Elke Rindfleisch moderated by Isabel Lewis; Wed., June 7 at 7pm.

Danspace, St. Mark’s Church, 131 E. 10th St. at 2nd Ave., 212-647-8194: NINA WINTHROP & DANCERS, Premiere of “That’s Me - I’m the One Lying Down Over There,” 4 pieces about the journey of life with composer/musician Jon Gibson; Thurs. - Sun., June 8-11 at 8:30pm; $15. FOOD FOR THOUGHT, Benefit for AIDS Service Center; Series of performances; Fri. - Sun., June 15-17 at 8:30pm; $5 plus 2 cans of food or $10.

Dixon Place, 258 Bowery at Houston St., 2nd floor, 212-219-0736: MICHELA MARINO-LERMAN, Three part tap dance work, AM, Bu$h and ED with 9 dancers. Fri. - Sat., June 9-10 & 16-17 at 8pm; Thurs. - Sat., June 22-24 at 8pm. $12. BODY BLEND, Curated by Insabel Lewis; Tues., June 20 at 8pm; $12.

Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St. at Houston St., 212-334-7479: SONALI SKANDAN & ORCHESTRAL ENSEMBLE, Classical Indian art form of dance and Carnatic music; Traditional work by Thejeswini Raj and new work by Indira Kadambi; Fri. - Sat., June 9-10 at 8pm; $15. INFINITY DANCE THEATRE, Tenth Anniversary season; New dance work “Wheels & Bodies in Motion;” Thurs. - Sun., June 15-18 at 8pm; $25.

Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave. at 19th St., 212-242-0800, www.joyce.org: BALLET TECH, 2 week season of mixed bills with choreography by Eliot Feld including 3 new ballets. Tues. - Sat., thru June 10 at 8pm; Sun., June 11 at 7:30pm. $42. KIDSDANCE, Sat., June 10 at 2pm. $30 adults, $20 kids. FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA, New York premiere of new dance/drama Burlador and new traditional work Imagenes Flamencas with live music; Tues. - Sun., June 13-18 at 8pm, Sat. & Sun., June 17-18 at 2pm; $40. PASCAL RIOULT DANCE THEATRE, World premiere of “If by Chance” to Mozart music plus “Bolero, “ “Black Diamond,” and “Les Noces;” Tues., June 20 at 7:30pm and Thurs. - Sat., June 22-24 at 8pm, Sun., June 25 at 7:30pm also Sat. - Sun., June 24-25 at 2pm; $38; Wed., June 21 at 7pm is the gala performance; For tickets, call 212-398-5901.

La MaMa E.T.C., 74A E. 4th St., 212-475-7710: LA MAMA MOVES, Nearly 50 choreographers and groups perform in six themed programs celebrating the close association and mutual influence of contemporary dance and theater.

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