Inspired by Times Square’s history as the home of Broadway musicals, vaudeville, dance halls, and vernacular dance forms that emerged throughout the 20th century, Danspace Project has partnered with Times Square Arts to commission three new, site-specific dance works by esteemed New York City artists.

scape
6:00pm–6:45pm
Duffy Square
In scape, Berg overlays a landscape of information over live performance via 3-D glasses, exploring Times Square as not just a place of spectacle and traffic but of visual messaging.

New Mass Dance
7pm–8pm
Begins on the Broadway Plaza at 44th Street, concludes on Duffy Square
In New Mass Dance, achugar creates a site-specific procession inspired by the New Dance Group, a 1930s modern dance collective that taught classes near Times Square promoting social change through movement.

Behind the Groove – Times Square Edition
8pm–10pm
Duffy Square
Full Circle Souljahs' Behind the Groove –Times Square Edition is an homage to street and club dance trends from the 1970s to today, giving visibility to an underground dance community long associated with Times Square.

September 20, 2018 - September 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
TSq Plaza 46-47
Bdwy btwn 46th-47th Sts
New York, NY 10036
Times Square Arts, Danspace Project
Save to Calendar 2018-09-20 18:00:00 2018-09-23 22:00:00 America/New_York Danspace Project at Times Square Inspired by Times Square’s history as the home of Broadway musicals, vaudeville, dance halls, and vernacular dance forms that emerged throughout the 20th century, Danspace Project has partnered with Times Square Arts to commission three new, site-specific dance works by esteemed New York City artists. /scape/ [1] 6:00pm–6:45pm Duffy Square In /scape/, Berg overlays a landscape of information over live performance via 3-D glasses, exploring Times Square as not just a place of spectacle and traffic but of visual messaging. /New Mass Dance/ [2] 7pm–8pm Begins on the Broadway Plaza at 44th Street, concludes on Duffy Square In /New Mass Dance/, achugar creates a site-specific procession inspired by the New Dance Group, a 1930s modern dance collective that taught classes near Times Square promoting social change through movement. /Behind the Groove – Times Square Edition/ [3] 8pm–10pm Duffy Square Full Circle Souljahs' /Behind the Groove –Times Square Edition/ is an homage to street and club dance trends from the 1970s to today, giving visibility to an underground dance community long associated with Times Square. [1] http://arts.timessquarenyc.org/times-square-arts/projects/at-the-crossroads/scape/index.aspx [2] http://arts.timessquarenyc.org/times-square-arts/projects/at-the-crossroads/new-mass-dance/index.aspx [3] http://arts.timessquarenyc.org/times-square-arts/projects/at-the-crossroads/behind-the-groove-times-square-edition/index.aspx TSq Plaza 46-47, Bdwy btwn 46th-47th Sts New York, NY 10036 Times Square Arts, Danspace Project
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