Program Details
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

10-minute dance piece performed six times
Performance times: 12:30 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:00 pm, 2:15 pm
Free with Museum Admission
6th floor | Project Space


Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Program Description

Lift is an original dance piece by Kyle Marshall Choreography, produced in collaboration with Monique Martin, Director of Programming for Harlem Stage, as a response to the ten poster artworks created for AMPL!FY, currently on view in The Project Space. A trio of dancers will perform the 10-minute piece six times during MAD’s December Studio Sunday, at 12:30 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:15 pm.

From gun control to arts education, the body is the front line for social justice movements. Lift honors and brings attention to the physical and important work being done by the ten New York City–based social justice organizations taking part in AMPL!FY, which partnered each of the organizations with an artist or designer to create an original, thought-provoking poster on a relevant theme. Set to a rhythmic reggae soundtrack, Lift seeks to create an atmosphere of love, action, and deliverance.

Featured performers: Bria Bacon, Myssi Robinson and Nick Sciscione

About the Dance Company

Since its inception in 2014, Kyle Marshall Choreography has performed throughout the tri-state area and beyond, at venues including Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out, Dance Now at Joe’s Pub, E-Moves at Harlem Stage, Movement Research at the Judson Church, SummerStage NYC, Jersey City Theater Center, the Wassaic Project, and Conduit Dance in Portland, Oregon. The recipient of residencies from Dance Now at Silo, Jamaica Performing Arts Center, and coLAB Arts, KMC has completed commissions for organizations including Dance on the Lawn: Montclair’s Dance Festival, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Harlem Stage. In June 2017, KMC premiered Colored in its first season at the Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn. The company’s next work, Wage, will premiere at the Center for Performance Research in March 2018.

Kyle Marshall Choreography is fiscally sponsored through New York Live Arts.

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