August 9, 2011

August 21~Lale's Special performance for Summer 1~

Sunday, August 21 · 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Richmond Shepard Theatre
309 East 26th Street @ Second Ave

Created By

ForPURE- Public Urban Ritual Experiment

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One Night Only!!
Don't miss this special performance of PURE Reflections: Beauty Reimagined --​ch?v=aQiRa8yhjjs -- PURE's acclaimed theatrical dance drama exploring body image, self-love and the struggle to come to terms with media-driven beauty standards.

Developed in 2009 by the members of PURE-NYC, a multi-level collective of dancers and musicians who strive to bring change, beauty, and awareness to the world through ancient and modern world dance, PURE Reflections has been performed with different casts of over 25 dancers in NY, CT, Japan and is heading to Taiwan and Florida in the Fall.

Rooted in Middle Eastern dance (bellydance), while taking inspiration from Modern, African, Flamenco, Butoh and other dance forms, PURE Reflections: Beauty Reimagined is visually stunning, poignantly touching, and deeply thought provoking.

Audiences have praised this show as “amazing and unique,” and raved: “I was hypnotized … and brought to a sincere enlightenment. It was beautiful, intelligently provocative ... enthralling and impressive.”

Rebecca Rafelson, Vice-President of NOW NY cheers, "It is truly impressive what a positive impact this program has had on so many women's lives. You are all an inspiration!"

Artistic direction and vision by Kaeshi Chai. Story by Carol Tandava Henning & Kaeshi Chai. Featuring music by Kristin Hoffmann, Amon Tobin and Tamar-Kali. Live percussion by Brad Mack and others. Visuals by Nasha Masha. Directed by Carol Tandava Henning

Featuring dancers: Kierra Foster-Ba, Lale Sayoko, Mariposa, Tandava, Kaeshi, Pacita, B Simon

Understudies/Production Assistants: Liz Free, Catherine Perry

Q&A and Reception afterwards

And don't forget to help PURE win a $25,000 grant from Pepsi!

Power Vote for us here, or bring yellow Pepsi bottle caps to the show!: http://www.refresheverythi​ |


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