Alison Cook Beatty & Heather Watts - 04/17/18

Doug Post joined Pentacle in 2007 and in 2009 became Artist Representative for Pentacle’s Gallery.
He also is Pentacle’s Office Manager, and produces Fall Further and Pentacle Presents: New York
– showcase opportunities for Gallery artists. He curates Dixon Place’s Under Exposed and
Moving Mes performance series.
Doug Post joined Pentacle in 2007.

Choreographer / Dancer Alison Cook Beatty sharing some spirited dance world conversation
with Kickstarter Project Scholar & Social Diarist Nicholas Croft.
Alison Cook-Beatty @ home.

Sometimes I listen to songs by very smart writers who assume that the world is a civil place
with certain formalities that people follow, but I don't see things that way. My own
experience tells me that life is not like that. ---Suzanne Vega
------Suzanne Vega quote.

Alison Cook-Beatty received her BFA from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee and was awarded the
Ruth Sandholm Ambrose Scholarship. Ms. Cook-Beatty is the artistic director of Alison Cook Beatty Dance
(formally ACB Dance Company), founded in 2012 and based in New York City. The company has
performed throughout California, Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts.
Alison Cook-Beatty

Nicholas Croft attends a performance by Alison Cook Beatty Dance @ Peridance, Manhattan.
Alison Cook Beatty Dance @ Peridance.

Heather Watts was a principal ballerina with New York City Ballet. Balanchine gave Watts the
principal roles in many of his existing masterpieces, including Agon, Concerto Barocco,
Apollo, Symphony in C, Theme and Variations and Serenade.
Heather Watts was a principal ballerina with New York City Ballet.

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is
the only desert within our means. ---Albert Camus
[ Nicholas Croft @ New York Live Arts for a performance by cullen+them. ]
Nicholas Croft @ New York Live Arts for a performance by cullen+them.

Hopefully as you get older you get more selfless. That would be probably a good goal.
I don't know if we do, though. ---John Cusack
[ Nicholas Croft attempts to remove his ego or 'persona' before a performance by cullen+them. ]
A performance by cullen+them.

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind
but which mankind cannot comprehend. ---Ludwig van Beethoven
[ The entrance to Movement Research's Eden's Expressway: 537 Broadway, Manhattan ]
The entrance to Movement Research's Eden's Expressway.

The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point
of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism. ---Arthur Miller
[ Kickstarter Project Scholar & Social Diarist Nicholas Croft @ A performance by Michiyaya Dance. ]
A performance by Michiyaya Dance.

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