Seattle choreographers mix it up with Chicago dancers in a concert at Hamlin Park Fieldhouse 3035 N Hoyne, Chicago, May 10th, 6:45 pm preshow outside. Seattle choreographer Helen Thorsen with dancers Mary Cutrera and Lin Lucas premier new choreography in a dance concert with Chicago dancers Sara Zalek, Carole McCurdy, Ginger Krebs and dancers at Hamlin Park Field House 3035 N. Hoyne, Chicago May 10th one night only, 7:00 pm pre show outside theater $18.00. at the door. For information and reservations call 206.226.9485 or firstname.lastname@example.org The evening length dance concert begins outside with a free pre show performance by Sara Zalek on park grounds. The show then moves to the theater at 7:30pm. Mary Cutrera presents a solo performance on trapeze, Lin Lucas also presents a solo. Helen Thorsen preimers The Museum of Poison inspired by the imagery of carnival sideshows, ice caves, imagery from the short film "The Library of Dust" by Robert James and from the novel "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison.
Seattle Times reports Thorsen and Cutrera are, "Nothing short of liquid on stage"
Helen Thorsen Producer/Choreographer has a BA in Dance from Columbia College, with an emphasis in contemporary dance & dance therapy. Her work is grounded in universal principals of open heartedness, acceptance and presence. Thorsen was Artistic Director of 627 Space in Chicago. She was also a founding member of Yuni Hoffman Dance Theater in Chicago and Dappin' Butoh in Seattle. Her choreography has been viewed widely in Seattle. She has received an Illinois Arts Council Grant and a smart Ventures Grant. With Mary Cutrera she co-founded LastLeg Dance , which produces their choreography and supports emerging dance and aerial art in Seattle. Ms. Thorsen is managing director of DAIPANbutoh Collective
"...We have come to be danced not the nice invisible, self-conscious shuffle but the matted hair flying, voodoo mama shaman shakin' ancient bones dance the strip us from our castings, return our wings sharpen our claws & tongues dance the shed dead cells and slip into the luminous skin of love dance..." Jewel Mathieson
Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater (View)
Hamlin Park Fieldhouse, 3035 N. Hoyne
Chicago, IL 60618