Dance Listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

November 29th, 2013

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? Carrie Ahern Dance (Tuesday and Wednesday) The first part of Carrie Ahern’s two-portion exploration of loss of life took place in a butcher’s store and involved a lamb’s corpse and blood. “Borrowed Prey: Portion II” need to be a cleaner encounter but promises to be no much less provocative as Ms. Ahern takes on the matter of human demise, particularly its connection to technologies and the seeming deficiency of rituals surrounding it in the West. (Also Dec. nine to 13.) At 8 p.m., Alwan for the Arts, sixteen Beaver Road, fourth flooring, Reduce Manhattan,, $ 40 in progress, $ 50 at the doorway $ a hundred for a gala on Tuesday. (Brian Schaefer)

? Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Wednesday by way of Jan. 5) If your sweet tooth commences to ache from a Nutcracker sugar assault, Alvin Ailey’s 5-7 days holiday getaway year is a savory antidote. An extraordinary spectrum of works press the firm forward while maintaining it firmly anchored in its celebrated past. It will be worthwhile to see Ailey’s polished dancers deal with the British choreographer Wayne McGregor’s hyperkinetic “Chroma” and make Bill T. Jones’s classic “D-Man in the Waters (Element I)” their own. Other highlights consist of a commission from the witty Aszure Barton new productions of two Ailey performs, equally set to the tunes of Duke Ellington and a host of outdated and new goodies from the company’s increasing repertory. The opening gala, on Wednesday at seven p.m., will characteristic “Chroma” and Ailey’s “Revelations,” established to stay music. Tuesdays by means of Thursdays at seven:thirty p.m., Fridays at eight p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at three and 7:thirty p.m., Town Centre, 131 West 55th Avenue, (212) 581-1212,, $ twenty five to 135 opening-night time gala tickets: $ 70 and $ ninety remaining for overall performance, $ five hundred to $ five,000 for gala advantage. (Schaefer)

Soledad Barrio &amp Noche Flamenca (Tuesday via Dec. 15) From Andalusia, on the southern suggestion of the Iberian peninsula, will come flamenco, an 18th-century folk audio and dance. Soledad Barrio and her 20-12 months-outdated organization, Noche Flamenca, have grow to be possibly the most popular modern ambassadors of that Spanish tradition. They get there at the Joyce Theater for their 3rd period with a new program that brings together reside vocals, guitar, a dozen dancers and Ms. Barrio, a charming stealer of spotlights. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and eight p.m., Sundays at two p.m., one hundred seventy five Eighth Avenue, at nineteenth Avenue, Chelsea, (212) 242-0800, $ 10 to $ sixty nine. (Schaefer)

Complexions Modern Ballet (Friday via Sunday) This modern, leggy troupe returns to the Joyce Theater with two new operates: one particular by its artistic director, Dwight Rhoden, set to Stevie Surprise songs, and the other by Jae Male Joo, who has produced a piece for the complete business. Also on deck are performs by the organization member Gary W. Jeter and Alejandro Cerrudo, the in-desire resident choreographer at Hubbard Road Dance Chicago. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at two and 8 p.m., Sunday at two and 7:thirty p.m., one hundred seventy five Eighth Avenue, at 19th Road, Chelsea, (212) 242-0800, $ ten to $ 59. (Siobhan Burke)

Dances Patrelle (Thursday by means of Dec. eight) Of the many “Nutcracker” productions vying for our interest at this time of calendar year, this company’s variation, choreographed by Francis Patrelle, is amongst the far more creative. Established in late-nineteenth-century New York, “The Yorkville Nutcracker” normally takes audiences on a digital tour of Manhattan landmarks like Gracie Mansion, the New York Botanical Garden’s Crystal Palace and the Central Park skating rink. The best component could be the unique friends, also emblematic of New York in their own way: Jenifer Ringer and Jared Angle, principal dancers with New York Metropolis Ballet. Matthew Dibble, a Royal Ballet soloist, will also sign up for the display. Thursday and subsequent Friday at seven p.m., Dec. seven at 2 and 7 p.m., Dec. 8 at midday and five p.m., Kaye Playhouse, Hunter School, 68th Avenue, between Lexington and Park Avenues, (212) 772-4448, $ forty five to $ eighty five. (Burke)

Jon Kinzel (Wednesday by way of Dec. 7) Jon Kinzel’s tranquil, deliberate movement has the capacity to feel much bigger than it looks. His new function at the Chocolate Manufacturing facility, “Someone As soon as Referred to as Me a Sound Man,” is a trio in which each male (Mr. Kinzel, Simon Courchel and Stuart Shugg) maintains a feeling of autonomy. In this function, Mr. Kinzel ambitiously claims to discover id, gender, language, cultural distinction and background. In other phrases, existence. At 8 p.m., five-49 forty ninth Avenue, Prolonged Island Town, Queens, (866) 811-4111, $ 15. (Schaefer)

? Movement Analysis Festival (Thursday by way of Dec. seven) “Le Song, Ya?!” is the title of this year’s Motion Research slide pageant. Say it rapidly, and it commences to sound like “lasagna.” For the curators, Adrienne Truscott and Jibz Cameron, that layered dish, which can manage practically any ingredient thrown at it, is an apt image for the variety of bold, creative operate that characterizes this festival’s Diy spirit. Every single night attributes a handful of some of this town’s most fearless artists, with added lessons and workshops through the 7 days. At 8 p.m., Danspace Undertaking, St. Mark’s Church, 131 East 10th Road, East Village, (866) 811-4111, $ 15, $ 12 for users. (Schaefer)

New York Town Ballet (Friday via Sunday and Thursday) This year, Black Friday will be a minor sweeter. The day following Thanksgiving is also the commence of New York Metropolis Ballet’s monthlong operate of Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker.” The production, as opulent as they appear, created its debut in 1954 and, like each “Nutcracker” for each and every ballet organization, has turn out to be a getaway staple. Like a vintage Christmas tree ornament, the planet of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Tchaikovsky’s fanciful rating, as brought to daily life by this company, by no means loses its luster. Casting modifications weekly. (Via Jan. 4.) Friday at eight p.m., Saturday at two and eight p.m., Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m., Thursday at 7 p.m., David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, (212) 870-5570, $ 57 to $ 254. (Schaefer)

Rhythmic Circus (Friday by means of Sunday) The nationwide tour of “Feet Really don’t Are unsuccessful Me Now,” performed by the 11 customers of this Minneapolis troupe, has landed in New York. The percussive extravaganza attributes tap dancing, defeat boxing and stay songs ranging from salsa to funk. There is a starry-eyed story line, involving a personal investigator and “a distinctive group of colourful souls on a mission to alter the planet with tune and dance.” Friday and Saturday at two and seven p.m., Sunday at noon and five p.m., New Victory Theater, 209 West forty second Road, Manhattan, (646) 223-3010, $ fourteen to $ 38. (Burke)

Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble and From the Horse’s Mouth (Wednesday via Dec. 8) Anna Sokolow is what some nowadays might contact an “early adopter” and “connector.” A pioneering present day dancer and choreographer in the nineteen thirties, she assisted spread the new dance gospel around the entire world and made her mark in theater as effectively. The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble and From the Horse’s Mouth spend homage to her affect in two alternating productions showcasing classic video, live excerpts from her performs, and narratives that check out each the art and the artist by means of phrase and dance. Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble: Wednesday and Dec. 7 at 8 p.m., Dec. eight at 3 p.m. From the Horse’s Mouth: Thursday at 8 p.m., Dec. 7 at three p.m., Dec. eight at 7:30 p.m. the two troupes perform on Dec. six at 7:30 p.m. in a particular gala occasion. At the Theater at the 14th Road Y, 344 East 14th Avenue, East Village, (646) 395-4322, $ 30, $ 18 for college students, $ one hundred for gala performance and reception. (Schaefer)

? STREB (through Dec. 22) Action heroes are normally the things of summer season blockbusters, but thanks to Elizabeth Streb they have made their way to the planet of dance as well. This pioneering daredevil choreographer opens a extended slide time with her fearless dancers at their residence base, the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics in Brooklyn. The new piece, “Forces,” like all of her function, is equal components circus, stunt and acrobatics, with the assist of Ms. Streb’s homegrown gadgets and contraptions. Thursdays and Fridays at eight p.m., Saturdays at three and eight p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m., Streb Lab for Action Mechanics, 51 North 1st Avenue, around Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, (866) 811-4111, $ 40 to $ sixty loved ones 4-pack, $ 130. (Schaefer)

Donna Uchizono Firm (Wednesday via Dec. 7) For the choreographer Donna Uchizono, the method of adopting her daughter from Nepal was loaded with many hurdles and bureaucratic nightmares. “Fire Underground,” her new operate at New York Dwell Arts, is her reflection on that ordeal and will share an evening with her signature piece, “State of Heads,” a disjointed trio from 1999 set to a crackling score by James Lo. (There will be a preperformance panel discussion on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.) At 7:thirty p.m., 219 West nineteenth Street, Chelsea, (212) 924-0077, $ thirty. (Schaefer)

? Reggie Wilson/ Fist &amp Heel Functionality Group (Wednesday by means of Dec. 7) Moses, the historic emancipator, serves as creative muse for the choreographer Reggie Wilson’s contribution to the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Following Wave Pageant. A 2010 journey to the Center East sparked an intensive anthropological and scholarly journey into the several cultural manifestations of the biblical figure. With reside vocalizations and Mr. Wilson’s spirited motion, his “Moses(es)” grapples with the character of leadership, the heritage of African migration and the legacy of the Exodus tale. At seven:thirty p.m., Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, (718) 636-4100, $ sixteen to $ forty five. (Schaefer)

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