At the ANNEX
Resonance III features soloist Miki Orihara (NYC / Japan), who is a Bessie Award recipient for Sustained Achievement in Dance, along with being a former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. In commemoration of Miki’s lineage, this performance features five historically significant Modern Dance Works by dance legends, including Martha Graham, Yuriko, Dori Humphrey, Konami Ishii, Seiko Takata and YURIKO. Both, Graham and Yuriko, were teachers and mentors to Ms. Orihara, which contributed to her unique approach to dance. Miki Orihara will be honouring her ancestry through live accompaniment from Nora Izumi Bartosik.
Guests Dezza Dance, perform new work by Desirée Dunbar in Deep Roots a a retracing of ancestral timelines, with an intergenerational cast of Garrick Jang, Rachel Helten, Linda Rosenheck and Juan Villegas. Music is composed and performed live by cellist, Martin Reisle. Argentinian visual artist, Ezequiel Peralta performs art projection.