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Bates Dance Festival

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 2:00pm

Various Venues in Lewiston
Lewiston, ME 04240


2:00pm: Lida Winfield

A family-friendly all-ages performance, Imaginary is a quirky and innovative yet socially poignant performance that explores perception in relationship to the imagination. Mixing dance/theater, storytelling and original music, Imaginary investigates the impact of the imagination and its interplay between social and cultural constructs.

Lida Winfield is an innovative and accomplished dancer, choreographer, spoken word artist and educator. She creates original solo, duet and group work; merging storytelling, dance and visual art to create captivating and poignant performances. In 2016, she was honored with the Rebecca Blunk Fund Award. In 2017, she received a National Performance Network grant for the commissioning of her new work, IMAGINARY.

Location:  Gannett Theater

Tickets: $65 / $35 / $28 / $12 (BDFête/Adults/Seniors/Students)

6:30pm: Netta Yerushalmy

Netta Yerushalmy is an award-winning dance artist based in New York City. Her work aims to engage with audiences by imparting the sensation of things as they are perceived, not as they are known, and to challenge how meaning is attributed and constructed. Netta works across genres and disciplines: she contributed to artist Josiah McElheny’s “Prismatic Park” at Madison Square Park, choreographed a Red Hot Chili Peppers music video, worked with cellist Maya Beiser and composer Julia Wolfe on “Spinning”, and collaborated on evenings of theory and performance at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin).

Location: Schaeffer Theatre

Tickets: $25 / $18 / $12 (Adults/Seniors/Students)

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