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With Scenario, Gillian Walsh continues her work with scores. The score—a constellation of derived language and numerical codes—orients the dancer toward form and away from performance, towards dance as non-fiction form. Scenario is infinite emptiness: undermining expectations of extroversion and theatrical effect, it is structural choreographic thought without a dance. Included are Maggie Cloud, Nicole Daunic, Jesse Hart, Mickey Mahar, Stefan Tcherepnin, and Zack Tinkelman.
April 9–11, 8pm
Gillian Walsh: Scenario: Script to Perform is made possible with support from Jerome Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, and The Harkness Foundation for Dance, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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