Sorry I Missed Your Show is a dance (on) film screening and discussion series that provides opportunities to view dance works that were controversial or sold-out as well as historical works, dance documentaries or other movement-related films.
Past events include Celia Ipiotis’ 1982 Eye on Dance featuring the Joffrey Ballet’s reconstruction of Rite of Spring with former Joffrey Ballet Dancers as special guests; Danspace Project Platform 2012: Parallels with guests Judy Hussie-Taylor and Ishmael Houston-Jones; and One Day Pina Asked…, a film by Chantal Ackerman with special guests Sylvie Vitaglione and Josephine Decker
Sorry I Missed Your Show: Vanessa Anspaugh
Thursday, September 1, 2016 / 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Vanessa Anspaugh revisits her work The End of Men; An Ode to Ocean, which premiered to a sold out run at Abrons Arts Center. In this work Anspaugh asks, “What does feminist work look like without women as the subject? What happens when men are directed (by me) to embody their intimacies, and are then left to their own devices?” Anspaugh will screen video from the performance, followed by a discussion focused on the process of creating this work, and the themes and larger ideas behind it.
Sorry I Missed Your Show: Rebecca Patek
September 21, 2015
Focusing on the potent and provocative work of performance artist Rebecca Patek, moderators Kimberly Bartosik and Alexander Thompson hosted a platform on the importance of discussion around artistic and curatorial responsibility, particularly as it relates to intensely personal and vulnerable subject matter.
Mapping and Motors: the Creative Strategies of Trisha Brown
May 18, 2015
Sorry I Missed Your Show: EYE ON DANCE
March 3, 2015
Eye on Dance Episode #304 (1990) features Vicky Shick, former member of Trisha Brown and Company, Neil Greenberg, formerly with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and Christine Dakin, a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company. They discuss how these choreographers transmitted their ideas in rehearsals, particularly when (in the cases of Cunningham and Graham) age prevented them from demonstrating movement.
Sorry I Missed Your Show
February 2, 2015
Kate Jewett, Shen Wei Dance Arts’ Rehearsal Director, spoke with ex-company member, Javier Baca, about the progress of Shen Wei’s artistry with regards to the development of his Natural Body Development technique. Video will be shown of older, classic works as well as current pieces of the company’s repertoire.
EYE ON DANCE: Dance in Israel
December 3, 2014
Celia Ipiotis revisited a 1991 interview with Jeannette Ordman (Co-founder of Bat-Dor Dance Company), describing the riveting path forged by artists to establish contemporary dance in Israel. Following the screening, Ipiotis moderated a panel discussing developments within the Israeli dance community since the 1991 EOD interview, and the upcoming 2015 Israeli Dance festival at the 92 Street Y.
EYE ON DANCE: The BESSIES are Back
October 1, 2014
Perspectives on Black Male Revisited: Black Masculinity, Illegibility, Materiality, Constructs, Creative Space & Imaginative Experience
September 3, 2014
Continuing his research on metaphorical blackness, dissident diasporan performance practice, vulnerability, afro-futurity, and existentialist theory, Kosoko curated an evening comprised of some of the nation’s most challenging and provocative artistic voices.
Black Male Revisited: Experimental Representations Through the Ephemeral Form was originally curated by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko for Danspace Project as part of Food for Thought and Conversations Without Walls, Feb. 6-8, 2014.
Sorry I Missed Your Show: MARATHON
June 21, 2014