Kathryn Posin Dance Company iinvited to open the 2019-20 Dig Dance Season

Posted on: 8/23/2019 12:00AM

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company is proud to announce that it has been invited to open the 2019-20 Dig Dance Season of the 92nd St. Y with three premieres: Evolution: The Letters of Charles Darwin, Triple Sextet to Steve Reich's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Double Sextet," and Memoir.

 

The seven-member Kathryn Posin Dance Company, founded in 1972, is returning to the 92nd Street Y''s series for the third time. The performances are made possible by a prestigious ART WORKS grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

For the evening's first premiere, Posin takes on Evolution: The Letters of Charles Darwin.  This spoken word ballet, narrated by Posin, is a whimsical romp through the life and letters of Charles Darwin.  The text is drawn directly from correspondence to and from the imminent scientist, and tracks his voyages around the world on the HMS Beagle through events surrounding the publication of "On the Origin of Species."

 

For more information visit www.kathrynposin.org

 

Photo by Nan Melville



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