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ABOUT

Gallim Dance is partnering with lead commissioner Montclair State University Peak Performances Series and co-commissioner Dancers Workshop Jackson Hole on the creation and premiere of Andrea Miller’s new work, Fold Here. In collaboration with Israeli video artist Tal Rosner, and American lighting designer Robert Wierzel, Fold Here unfolds in an implausible universe filled with empty cardboard boxes as the basic units of all existing matter. In pursuit of the boxes’ elusive essence, the performers explore the physical, sensorial and spiritual properties of human beings—as parallel contents and containers of existence. Miller’s Fold Here was initially inspired by Raymond Carver’s short story Cathedral, in which a sighted man’s hand is guided by a blind man’s heart in drawing a cathedral.

PRESS

 

 

the_new_york_times_logo_white[1]Raymond Carver’s short story Cathedral “opened up questions that I feel when I’m making work: Can you tell what something is? How do you learn about what it is? How has the artist chosen to communicate what it is?”

- Sept. 25, 2013

 

 

 

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“Try cadging a ride to see Andrea Miller’s Fold Here, inspired by a Raymond Carver short story and danced on a stage eerily full of cardboard boxes. Her viscerally physical movement wrings every inch of life from her dancers-and you’ll be holding your breath, too.”

- Sept. 25, 2013

 

 

 

url“Andrea Miller is known for creating work that blends wild-child dynamism with quiet emotional resonance. Expect both in full force in Fold Here, the most complex piece to date for her six-year-old company, Gallim Dance.”

- Sept. 6, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

crains_logo_transparent“Ms. Miller is one of a handful of rising-star choreographers who, dance experts say, are shaping this generation of the art form while trying to provide a more stable environment for the community at large.”

- July 21, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

white-JH-Weekly“The modern dance company combined athleticism with art, creating a visceral experience.”

- June 18, 2013

 

13-14 SEASON

 

 

PREVIEW
September 22 – 23, 2013
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
Works & Process Series
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WORLD PREMIERE
September 26 – 29, 2013
Montclair State University, NJ
Peak Performances Series
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SHOWCASE
Saturday, January 11 / 8PM
Dance Gotham 14 Showcase
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012
Presenters: please RSVP
PUBLIC TICKETS

 

 

SHOWCASE
Sunday, January 12 / 7PM
IMG APAP Showcase
Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019
Presenters: please RSVP

 

 

February 7 – 8, 2014
Dancers’ Workshop
Jackson Hole, WY
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VIDEOS

BOOKING

 

 

IMG Artists
Carnegie Hall Tower
152 West 57th Street, 5th floor
New York, NY  10019
USA

 

Matthew Bledsoe
Director, Special Projects
Touring Division
mbledsoe@imgartists.com
(212) 994 3565

 

GALLIM DANCE
Max Hodges, Executive Director
max@gallimdance.com
(718) 622-2165

SUPPORT

 

Fold Here is commissioned by Peak Performances at Montclair State University (NJ) and co-commissioned by Dancers’ Workshop Jackson Hole and the Gallim Dance Commissioners Circle. Music for Fold Here is commissioned by the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation. Gallim Dance thanks First Republic Bank, Lead Sponsor of Fold Here, including performances at Guggenheim Works & Process. Additional funding support has been generously provided by the Princess Grace Foundation – USA, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, and the Puffin Foundation. Research for Fold Here was supported by the Jerwood Studio at Sadler’s Wells | London’s Dance House.

 

Gallim Dance Commissioners Circle (as of September 2013):
Commissioners Circle Chairperson: Wendy Kantor, Fine Homes Specialist (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Babs Case, Stuart H. Coleman, John R. & Kiendl Dauphinot Gordon, The Hupy Family, Cecilia & Jim Herbert, Jonathan Ledecky, Bruce Leibstone, Valerie Oliveiro, Marian Davis & David Parker, Michael J. Rosenthal, Frederic & Robin Seegal, Stephanie & Fred Shuman, Irena Tocino.

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Thank you to our Kickstarter donors:

 

aaz / GH / Tess / Vladimir A Pozdin / Kyle Abraham / Christine Agbuya / Andrew Dominus & Stephanie Altman Dominus / Alan Baily / Derrick Belcham /  Tarik Bolat / Doris Boysen Spenner / Sally Brazil / Caroline Brethenoux / Mischa Byruck / Sehee Chung / Juan Carlos Claudio & Kade Clark / Lisa Cohen / Jenessa Connor / Caroline Conoly / Matt Daly / Bill Dawers / Teresa Deziel / Chris & Vivian Diaz-Babuts / Brittany Dickinson / Terri Dysart / Betty E Acevedo / Sloane Elman and Barry Radick / Nancy Felson / Mary & Cesar Fermin / Ian Fiedorek / Mary Fischer / Amanda Flosbach / Paul Frydrychowski / Ayala Gazit / Katryn Geane / Michelle Geft / Valerie Girard, soprano / Pablo Gnecco / Bryan Grulke / Sean Hackett / Stephen Hartley / Mike Young & Harvey Alter / Kathleen Helm / Lori Hicks / Doug & Dale Hodges / Melanie Jane Parker / Kami Kahler / Adrienne Katz / Alexander Kipka / L Kramer / Lucinda Lavelli / Kristen Leonard / Pauline MacDougall / Richard Miller / Cassie Rangel / Juan Rengifo-Borrero / Alex Rives / Ellen Robbins / Anton Rosenberg / Erin Roy / Kelli Scarr / Nev Schulman / Eleanor Shannon / Jessica Somers / Haleh Stilwell / Fern Stolper / Sierra Stults / Megan Summers / Emily Tobey / Jan & Jerry Tuckman / Liesbet Van Lemput / Lena Vinitskaya / Ann Wang / Frank Way / Carla Webber / Brinna Weigel / Connie Wieneke / Li Zhan / 42 Anonymous Donors

CREDITS

 

 

Running Time: Approx 60 min.

 

 

Choreography: Andrea Miller, in creative collaboration with the members of Gallim Dance

 

 

Performed by: Francesca Romo, Caroline Fermin, Allysen Hooks, Daniel Staaf, Emily Terndrup, Austin Tyson, Dan Walczak, Eric Berey, and Matthew Perez

 

 

 

Projection and Video Design: Tal Rosner
Lighting Design: Robert Wierzel
Associate Lighting Design: Amith Chandrashaker
Set Concept: Jon Bausor
Production Manager: Valerie Oliveiro
Original Music and Sound Design: Andrzej (Andrew) Przybytkowski
Costume Design: Jenny Lai
Dramaturge: Alejandro Rodriguez
Rehearsal Directors: Ana Maria Lucaciu and Alejandro Rodriguez