Ballet Next & Priscilla Yuen - 06/17/15

It takes a long time for a man to look like his portrait. ---James Whistler
[ Zbig Vision scholar, social diarist & eccentric Nicholas Croft @ the Alvin Ailey dance studios. ]
Nicholas Croft @ The Alvin Ailey Dance Studios

This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us.
If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying
the very opposite to what other people say. ---Virginia Woolf
[ BalletNext dancer Jessie Tretter in a moment of reflection. ]
BalletNext Dancer Jessie Tretter In A Moment Of Reflection

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top. ---Timothy Leary
[ BalletNext open rehearsal @ the Alvin Ailey dance studios. ]
BalletNext Open Rehearsal @ The Alvin Ailey Dance Studios

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule. ---Emily Post
---Emily Post quote

Jay Donn is a highly energetic, daredevil dancer from Brooklyn, New York. He is a founder of the
Brooklyn dance style known as Flexing and creator of the sub-style, “Punchlines.”At age 15,
he started his dance career on BCAT's TV show, Flex N Brooklyn and saw a boost in his
career when his group, Ringmasters, appeared on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew Season 3.
He regularly performs with electro-acoustic cellist composer, Chris Lancaster, and so much more.
Jay Donn is a highly energetic, daredevil dancer from Brooklyn

I'm interested when things are upside down - because there are so many possibilities
in that one moment. There is a lot that is exposed. ---Anna Deavere Smith
---Anna Deavere Smith quote.

Eden's Expressway is a beautiful, well maintained, column free space with an excellent floor and
bright light. The studio space is 35x40, with sprung wood floors, good light,
and partial mirrors on one wall ( curtain can be drawn. )
The studio is open from 10:00am - 8:30pm, 7 days a week - 537 Broadway, New York, N.Y.
Eden's Expressway

It's rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists
who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That's one way of making music.
---Gavin Bryars
[ Nicholas Croft @ A Movement Research open performance. Tuesday June 9, 2015 ]
---Gavin Bryars quote

Priscilla Yuen is a New York-based dance and media artist.
She holds a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
with a minor in English Literature from Arizona State University
and is pursuing her master's degree at Columbia University.
Priscilla Yuen is a New York-based dance and media artist.

Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the
features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude. ---Beck
[ Harriet McCaig and Nicholas Croft spend the afternoon with Lisa, Sophie and Luke Tansley-Jervis. ]
Lisa, Sophie and Luke Tansley-Jervis

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