In the center of the screen, amidst a dark void, a single hand holds a glowing model of the Moon. In two bursts, a second, unseen...
COUNTDOWN TO NYE
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.
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
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
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.