Week of March 20, 2019
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Sacred Kaltenthaler: Hello, my name is Sacred

Bird Feather

Gibney proudly presents an evening of work by Professional Training Student Sacred Kaltenthaler!

Hello, my name is Sacred is a solo piece with movement, music, and words. How much of being yourself is being someone else’s idea of yourself? This question is explored along with how language empowers and disempowers an individual, the meaning and implications of gender performance, the sanctions imposed upon the body by gender, and the cis perspective of transness.

Photo by Sacred Kaltenthaler.


Sacred is a dancer and has been presenting her choreography since 2017.Their development as a choreographer was cultivated under the mentorship of Francesca Harper and Raja Feather Kelly. She received her formative training at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance where she participated in their choreographic residency program. They choreographed a regional production of Spring Awakening for Staged! Musical Theatre Company in Portland, OR in August 2018. Sacred dances with the Francesca Harper Project and was a part of Nick Cave’s The Let Go installation at the Park Avenue Armory in June 2018.

Choreography and Performance: Sacred Kaltenthaler
Music: Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun; Nina Simone – You’ve Got to Learn; Billie Holiday – All of Me; Gustavo Santaolalla – Returning; Anohni – Bird Gerhl


The Professional Training Program offer students from around the world an opportunity for immersive study at Gibney over 3, 6, or 12 months.


ACCESSIBILITY

The accessible entrance for this location is located at 280 Broadway. Please note that this is a shared entrance with the New York City Department of Buildings. To access the elevator, attendees may be asked to provide a valid photo ID and go through building security, including a metal detector.

Requests for reasonable accommodation or for access to the 280 Broadway entrance after 5:00 pm or on the weekend should be made three days in advance by contacting Elyse Desmond at 646.837.6809 (Voice only), or by e-mailing elyse@gibneydance.org.