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Two Catalan shorts featured in the 40th Annual Battery Dance Festival’s Young Voices in Dance program

Performing.  New York, 21/07/2021

40th Annual Battery Dance Festival features 56 performances, 32 premieres, and 14 countries. Free virtual performances will be available online on YouTube from August 12-14, 7-8pm EDT. Free in-person & liestreamed performances will take place from August 15-20, 7-9pm EDT at Robert F. Wagner Park in New York and livestreamed on YouTube.

 




Young Voices in Dance, Battery Dance Festival’s newest addition, celebrates the next generation of choreographers. The program highlights the intellectual curiosity, innovation, and artistic excellence of youth (ages 15-22) from across the country and from other parts of the world. Young Voices in Dance will feature live performances with original works choreographed and danced by youth.

In Myself I Trust, U.S. Premiere

“Make your own way, inspire others, and change will happen.” Anna Yang, pioneer of the Barcelona Ballroom Scene, has conducted a workshop with students from arts schools in Catalunya during three days, culminating in a screendance made by the young artists whose studies are focused in Dance, Music, and Film making. The Vogue workshop participants included students from Institute of the Arts Barcelona and Plató del Cinema. 

4 Events, U.S. Premiere

Merce Cunningham Trustee Trevor Carlson has conducted a workshop with students from arts schools in Catalunya over six days culminated in a screendance made by the young artists whose studies are focused in Dance, Music, and Film making. The DanceForms workshop participants included students from Institute of the Arts Barcelona and Plató del Cinema. This Official Merce Cunningham Centennial workshop has been supervised and coordinated by Choreoscope - Barcelona Dance Film Festival and Thorus Arts. 

In Myself I Trust and 4 Events are presented in collaboration with Choreoscope - Barcelona Dance Film Festival and Institut Ramon Llull

Choreoscope is the Dance Film Festival of Barcelona. Dedicated not only to those passionate about dance, but also to those who enjoy quality cinema. Movies do not know any boundaries. Dance does not either. There is a common language joining them: the universal language of movement.

The Institute of the Arts Barcelona (IAB) is a leading Performing Arts conservatoire offering foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate program in Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre and Contemporary Music Production. The Institute is based in Sitges, approximately 30 minutes from Barcelona. 

 

 

40th Annual Battery Dance Festival

Young Voices in Dance, August 16, 2021. The link for the 7pm livestream will be posted on the day of the event. The video will be available to watch for 10 days after the premiere and will expire on Aug 26th.

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