Volume 76, Number 8 | July 12 - 18, 2006


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.

Reader Services


Email our editor



The Villager is published by
Community Media LLC.

145 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 229-1890 Fax: (212) 229-2790
Advertising: (646) 452-2465 •
© 2005 Community Media, LLC

Email: news@thevillager.com

Written permission of the publisher must be obtainedbefore any of the contents of this newspaper, in whole or in part, can be reproduced or redistributed.