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Fringe at 20 Profile: Bethany Formica

Name: Bethany Formica Type of Artist: Dance/Theater Artist, Choreographer, Wood Artisan Company: Currently dancing with Cardell Dance Theater List of Fringe shows I’ve participated in: Love After Death, Julia Ritter’s Performance Group, 2000 – Dancer/Actress The Gathering, Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre, 2003 – Dancer/Actress Multi-Family Garage Sale, Reactionaries and The Bald Mermaids, 2004 – Dancer/Collaborator Babel, Melanie Stewart Dance…

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ArcheDream for Humankind: Live and in Technicolor

As a kid there was something truly sublime about a black light. With just the flick of a switch an entire space and everything it contained could be altered. Mundane dressings disappeared in the absence of visible light as new, previously imperceptible shapes and patterns emerged. What was in reality just a dingy warehouse could…

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Effort Creates Fiction: Exploring the works of Luis Garay

This weekend Colombian born, Argentina based choreographer and director Luis Garay brings Maneries to FringeArts, April 14–16 (tickets/info). A solo created in collaboration with and performed by dancer Florencia Vecino, the dance sees the body as a cipher of linguistic material. Drawing on a catalogue of “gestures, pictures, poses, and sculptures,” Maneries explores the notion of universality…

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The Bronx Gothic Reading List

This weekend the wildly accomplished Brooklyn-based writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili brings her acclaimed show, Bronx Gothic, to FringeArts for what will undoubtedly be a powerful, unflinching performance. Developed through a series of residencies, the show finds Okpokwasili employing storytelling techniques that recall West African griot oral traditions as well as Victorian gothic novels to…

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