An Evening of Dance
Roxbury Arts Center
5025 Vega Mountain Road
Advance Tickets: $23 Adult, $21 Student/Senior
All tickets the day of the performance: $28
Sponsored by The Roxbury Contemporary Catskill Lodging
Curated by by Yung-Yung Tsuai, An Evening of Dance returns to the Roxbury Arts Center in 2018 featuring XiaoChuan Xie, Lauren Newman, Kim Jones, Blakeley White-McGuire, and Taiwanese dance ensemble InTW.
After beginning her career in China, XiaoChuan Xie joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in 2010 where her performances received great acclaim, including the New York Times calling her a “scene stealer.” She was later nominated for the Clive Barnes Award and went on to star in Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony Award winning production The King and I on Broadway, which gained her an Astaire Award nomination, and Dance Magazine named her “Best Performer” in 2015.
Hailing from Jacksonville, Florida, Lauren Newman was a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company for seven years performing soloist roles. a freelance dance artist, Lauren has worked with choreographers such as Madeline Hollander, Isabelle Lewis, Yanghee Lee, and Kristin Draucker.
Kim Jones is the Founder and Artistic Director of Movement Migration, and a régisseur for the Martha Graham Resource Center. She danced with the Martha Graham Dance Company and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, has served as a principal dancer in the US National Tour of The King and I, and is well known for her work with historic modern dances.
Blakeley White-McGuire is an award-winning dancer, choreographer, répétiteur and educator. She is a Principal Guest Artist and former Principal Dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company, receiving critical acclaim. As a choreographer, White-McGuire has had her work presented by Jacob’s Pillow, The Museum of Arts and Design, The Graham Company, New Ballet Ensemble, University of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Ballet Theater, The Watermill Center and many more.
InTW Studio was founded in Taiwan in 2016. InTW, the predecessor of InTW Studio, was established by Hsiao-Wei Hsieh and Hsiao-Ting Hsieh in New York in 2013. The Studio produces thoughtful, poetic and ambitious dance productions that incorporate human themes into choreography. The dance language of the choreography is rooted in their own culture, Graham technique modern dance, movement analysis by Rudolf Laban, Baji Chuan Chinese Kung Fu, and their fascination with storytelling. Co-founders, dancers and twin sisters Hsiao-Wei Hsieh and Hsiao-Ting Hsieh are joined by dancer Chun-Ming Peng and dancer/choreographer Chum-Hui Lin (Eddie).
- Jun 29, 2018
- 7:30 pm