Emily Sweeney and The Bessies - 10/08/13

Emily Sweeney is a movement artist, originally from Vermont, where she studied at
Bennington College, but now working internationally, performing, teaching, and
participating in artist residencies around North America and Europe.
Emily Sweeney

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, informally known as the Bessie Awards in honor of
Bessie Schonberg, are awarded annually for innovative achievement in dance and
related performances, particularly so-called 'downtown' performances.
The Bessies

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to,
when all they need is one reason why they can. ---Martha Graham
With Dancer Jacqueline Elder.
Jacqueline Elder

Ave Maria( Schubert ) - with Martha Graham dancer Jacqueline Elder.
Jacqueline Elder

Jessica Taylor began her dance training at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in
St. Louis, Missouri and thereafter received her degree in dance from Point Park
University Dance Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Audience Recognition

DAMAGEDANCE strives to increase awareness about dancing with passion and doing it differently.
The company will only too soon be known for dancing from the heart through movement with a
specific natural purpose, and will invite audiences around the world to embrace, accept and use
their flaws, not hide from them. Without imperfection, the world would have no character,
no diversity, no substance.
Audience Recognition

Linda Winters draws and paints what she sees in an exploratory manner, keeping an
open mind, following neural grooves, and continuously making adjustments
as she is presented with new discoveries.
Audience Recognition

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he
who finds that true friend in his wife. ---Franz Schubert
Audience Recognition

Joe Ahearn, curator of performance and installation @ the Clocktower Gallery
is a leading voice in the national network of underground music spaces.
Joe Ahearn

G. Lucas Crane is a sound artist, performer, and musician whose work focuses on
information anxiety, media confusion, and recycled technology.
G. Lucas Crane

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