Friday, October 22, 2021

NYC Ballet Site Specific Dance Pieces Performed Inside Cornell Tech Buildings On Roosevelt Island Campus Showing Magnificent Manhattan Skyline Views - Watch And Enjoy

According to Cornell Tech: 

This summer Cornell Tech worked on a new collaboration with the New York Choreographic Institute, in which dancers from New York City Ballet performed site-specific ballet pieces all over campus, including along the majestic Manhattan skyline views on the top floors of several of academic buildings....

The NYC Ballet adds:

In keeping with its more than two decade-long history of fostering and celebrating the work of international dancemakers, the New York Choreographic Institute held a partially-virtual summer session this past May. Though this marks the third session to be capped by the production of dance films, it was a “first” in many ways: The choreographers, Sophie Laplane and Alysa Pires, quarantined in Glasgow, Scotland, and Toronto, Canada, respectively, collaborated over Zoom with NYCB dancers who were finally able to gather in a shared studio space; and the films were produced on the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, NY, through a unique alliance with Digital Life Initiative Research Fellow Michael Byrne. 

The resulting films represent the Institute’s ongoing commitment to the creation of new works as well as to the support of new ideas and new creative partnerships at the forefront of contemporary choreography....

Watch NYC Ballet performing at Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech campus.


Learn more from the artists making these films.