American Ballet Theater & Gemma Bond - 01/07/16

Still / Here, Still / Thinking
[ The Whitney Museum of American Art - 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014 ]
Still / Here, Still / Thinking

In the language of poetry, where every word is weighed, nothing is usual or normal.
Not a single stone and not a single cloud above it. Not a single day and not a single night after it.
And above all, not a single existence, not anyone's existence in this world. ---Wislawa Szymborska
[ The Whitney Museum of American Art - 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014 ]
Youth theater program Nicholas Croft attended @ New York Live Arts

We are such stuff. As dreams are made on; and our little life. Is rounded with a sleep.
---William Shakespeare
[ Movement Research's Eden's Expressway ]
Movement Research's Eden's Expressway

In the bottomless silence. Without warning, a curtain slowly ascends revealing a midnight dawn.
A whisper of chill wind and white sun eclipsed by pale yellow moon. Centaurs throb within
the blood crossing, arteries of storming cavalries that crash through the top of your head.
Recycle and recur. Again and again. Reminding of white suns eclipsing oceans of stars
shrieking through the midnight dawn. Never ending. Without warning. ---William Friedkin
---William Friedkin quote.

Nicholas Croft is currently very pleased to have earned an Executive Producer credit for touch guitar
player Markus Reuter's lovely CD: Mundo Nuevo. Partly, because he studies creativity community
credits whenever he can to see how the many different creative societies intersect.
Nicholas Croft as Executive Producer

This is the most challenging activity that humans get into, which is love. You know, where we have the
sense that we can't live without love. That life has very little meaning without love. ---Leonard Cohen
[ Harriet McCaig at home in Kensington, Brooklyn ]
Harriet McCaig at home in Kensington, Brooklyn

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete. ---Epictetus
[ Nicholas Croft visits with Choreographer/Dancer Gemma Bond @ American Ballet Theater ]
Nicholas Croft visits with Choreographer/Dancer Gemma Bond @ American Ballet Theater

Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die. ---Sophocles
[ American Ballet Theater - 890 Broadway, NYC ]
Merry Christmas to all our friends from Nicholas Croft and Harriet McCaig.

Harvest is a select group of nine dancers from American Ballet Theatre, who will be presenting
an evening of choreography by Gemma Bond @ Danspace between February 4-6, 2016
Gemma Bond @ Danspace between February 4-6

Gemma Bond got her first taste of choreography at the young age of 13 when she competed in the
Royal Ballet's Sir Kenneth MacMillan Choreographic Competition. She later returned to choreography when
she joined American Ballet Theater, in 2008. From 2010 to the present, Gemma has created three new ballets
for ABT's Choreographic Institute, and various new works for New York Theatre Ballet, Intermezzo Ballet
and the Hartt School. She was awarded a grant from The New York Choreographic Institute in 2014.
---Sir Ian McKellen quote

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