ICE THEATRE OF NEW YORK'S FREE CONCERT PROFILES YOUNG, AWARD WINNING CHOREOGRAPHER
Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY), the nation’s premier ice dancing ensemble, presents the 25th edition of the City Skate Concert Series--free ice concerts around New York City. The final performance of the season features diverse and exciting repertory on the world’s most famous ice stage -- The Rink at Rockefeller Plaza. Guest artist and national competitor Tommy Steenberg, winner of the Young Artist Showcase, will debut his winning, ice dance choreography to the music of Le Sacre du Printemps. Ice Theatre will highlight some of its dance-on-ice repertory, including In a Nutshell, recently performed as part of Improv Everywhere's latest mission, which since gone viral on You Tube, reaching over a million hits! Additional pieces include La Revolte Des Enfants, choreographed by artistic director of the Murray Louis and Nikolais Dance Company, Alberto Del Saz, and Dare Greatly, a commission by the William Sears Fund and choreographed by Douglas Webster.
What: Ice Theatre of New York's City Skate Concert Series
Where: The Rink at Rockefeller Center
When: Wednesday, April 6 at 1p.m. (Raindate is the following day at 1 p.m.)
For More information, visit www.icetheatre.org, or call (212) 929-5811.
ABOUT ICE THEATRE OF NEW YORK (ITNY)
Founded in 1984 by Moira North, Ice Theatre of New York has changed the face of figure skating by creating works that integrate the sensibilities of contemporary dance, music and art. In addition to building and performing works of artistic merit, ITNY also reaches out to the next generation of skaters and audiences through its exemplary education, community outreach and training programs. "Since its establishment in 1984, the Ice Theatre of New York has combined the best of ice skating, dance and theater to create cutting edge performances that represent the very best New York's creative community has to offer." - Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Below is a sampling of ITNY's free concert series from 2010: