DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Song & Dance
Dubbed the "Matchmaker" by the New York Times, Damian Woetzel has recently garnered acclaim for creating unusual combinations of music, dance, and theater. He brings together skilled artists to explore music and dance in this unique event.
Dubbed the "Matchmaker" by the New York Times, former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer turned director, choreographer, and thought leader Damian Woetzel curates and hosts the second season of his acclaimed series, bringing together artists from a wide variety of genres to explore new concepts and reframe existing work.
The combination of song and dance is often a given in the realm of performance, but what does the pairing of these two art forms really mean? Join this unique event exploring the interplay of music and movement with Damian and some of today's most fascinating artists including:
Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet
Associate music director and conductor for the hit musical Hamilton on Broadway
Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist (and one of the stars of DEMO: Heroes from October 2016)
Tap dance powerhouse and 2015 MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner (last at the Kennedy Center with her company in October 2016 for The Blues Project)
Tony Award–winning actor and clown
Tony Award–nominated actor and Hamilton star (George Washington)
Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet and star of the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer (also one of the stars of DEMO: Time from November 2015)
Dancer / choreographer / rehearsal director for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Dancers from Paul Taylor Dance Company
Michael Trusnovec, Michelle Fleet, and James Samson
Artists Subject to change.
Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.
New Artistic Initiatives are funded in honor of
Linda and Kenneth Pollin.