Carmen de Lavallade – As I Remember It (N.Y. Premiere)

Baryshnikov Arts Center
Jerome Robbins Theater
450 West 37th Street
Manhattan
February 19-21, 2015, 8:00pm

February 24, 2015, 8:00pm
February 25, 2015, 1:00pm

This intimate portrait of dance icon and actress Carmen de Lavallade spans an unparalleled six-decade career working with luminaries Lena Horne, Harry Belafonte, Josephine Baker, Alvin Ailey, and many others. In the N.Y. Premiere of Ms. de Lavallade’s solo performance, poignant movement, film, and storytelling weave an unforgettable memoir about her venerable life on stage.

As I Remember It was developed by Ms. de Lavallade during two residencies at BAC (2013 and 2014), in collaboration with director Joe Grifasi and co-writer/dramaturg Talvin Wilks. The production features lighting design by James F. Ingalls, video design by Maya Ciarrocchi, set design by Mimi Lien, sound design by Christopher J. Bailey, costume design by Esther Arroyo, and music by Jane Ira Bloom.

 

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