The "Salon" at Spoke: October Edition
The "Salon" at Spoke: October Edition
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"Sarahbesque" Pope & "Bethford" Leonard
Not Quite NASA
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS:
SARAH POPE is originally from Southern California and holds a BFA in Ballet and Modern Dance from Texas Christian University. She is proud to have been singing, dancing and making believe at Spoke with Park Slopes tiniest dancers for over a decade! Teaching not only at Spoke, Sarah is also a ballet and fitness instructor for all ages at the Prospect Park YMCA, and a teaching artist in NY public schools with Together in Dance. Sarah has performed with numerous contemporary dance companies in NYC including Mark Lamb Dance, Renee Gerardo Dances, Sarah Council Dance Projects, Catey Ott Dance Collective, Daniela Hoff Dance Company, HT Chen & Dancers, and Beth Leonard/The Construction Company. Most recently Sarah has been performing as SarahBesque the clown, whose work converges Sarahs love of dance, humor, theater, and above all, the audience. She is grateful to Spoke the Hub for fostering her creative pursuits and her teaching practice, and for helping her share her love of dance with so many young dancers over the years.
JANOAH "ANYGOODJOKES?" BAILIN learned to unicycle in the empty after-hours corridors of his middle school. He trained with the Suspenders Juggling Troupe in Falmouth (MA), then traveled New England with the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour. Janoah graduated in 2014 from College of the Atlantic, focusing in performance and movement. He now coaches the Gym Dandies Childrens Circus of Scarborough and organizes programming at the Living Room Dance Collective in South Portland. Janoah performs his unique blend of circus, dance, performance art and puppetry all over New England, leaving behind a wake of tumbled juggling props!
MARK MAURIELLO is a Brooklyn-based performer and theater artist. Since graduating from Harvard University, he has played roles in plays and musicals in celebrated American theaters, nightclubs from New York to Berlin, and even the occasional abandoned burger joint. Mark is a founder of The Neon Coven and his show OSCAR at The Crown (with original pop music by Andrew Barret Cox) will be making its New York City premiere in January 2019. Above all, he believes in negative capability. @theneoncoven @maarkm
KATELYN HALPERN is a dancemaker, teacher, and collaborator from Austin, Texas. Her eclectic body of work ranges from cut-and-tape zines to life-sized interactive installations to concert dance. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Houston with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Dance, she moved to the east coast where she has created over a dozen dance works, including two evening length productions with her company, Katelyn Halpern & Dancers: JUICE and Loose Heart. In February 2018 she opened SMUSH Gallery, an art space dedicated to creative and community work in Jersey City.
Founded out of a longing to play and grow as storytellers, the NOT QUITE NASA players (Astro-Nots) are PLG Brooklyns premiere improv troupe performing live sitcoms & stories in NYC since 2017. Get tickets to see them at Anyone Comics in Crown Heights BK 10/25, 10/26, and 10/27 @ 8p at https://notquitenasa.brownpapertickets.com/.
Carlos Pavan began his guitar training at the age of 12 in Argentina and has since become one of the most diverse guitarists and composers for contemporary music ( guitar , strings, wind, brass and chamber). Carlos arrived to New York in 2000 to pursue musical studies & received a full, 2-year scholarship at The Collective , he has studied under Jesse Henserkiefken (conducting) , Jorge Morel (classical guitar/composition) , Dave Smey ( Brooklyn Conservatory , counterpoint/composition) and Pablo Ziegler (Astor Piazzolla's piano player, composition/orchestration/arranging) . Since then, he's performed at well-renowned venues such as Lincoln Center, New York City Center, Tango USA (Canada) , New England Conservatory Jordan Hall (Boston) , Brooklyn Borough Hall (Vivaldi concert in D with Noel Pointer Foundation chamber orchestra), Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center (Manhattan), Philadelphia Museum , Connecticut Festival Guitars of the world , Tribute to Astor Piazzolla (New Jersey) , Tango trio (Washington DC) , Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture , and internationally in France, Ireland, Portugal and Japan. His latest CD "Suite del Interior" (original compositions for guitar and string quartet) is a blend of argentine tango/folk dances, jazz harmonies and classical forms, praised by World Music Report " is throughout the album that Carlos Pavan shows his ingenuity as a composer who especially understands and uses colour brilliantly in his writing and arrangements", composed/arranged/produced by himself and recorded with special guest PUBLIQuartet .When not performing, he offers private guitar lessons and is also an instructor at Noel Pointer Foundation.
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