2020 SoloDuo Virtual Dance Festival
November 13, 2020 @ 7:00PM — November 15, 2020 @ 8:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
A Virtual Contemporary Dance Festival, you don't want to miss!
WHITE WAVE presents our 5th Annual SoloDuo Dance Festival, featuring 29 national and international dancemakers, selected by a panel of distinguished presenters and dance artists in NYC.
Our program celebrates the unique art of creating Solos and Duets, a format often favored by early-stage choreographers as their company begins to find its path within the Dance world.
Our line-up this year includes the work of both nascent and seasoned artists. WHITE WAVE's mission is to act as a potent stimulus to expand the horizons of Dance by producing dance concerts, Festivals, residencies, and educational activities. We provide dancemakers an opportunity to congregate, create, and present new works on prestigious stages to the discerning NYC audience.
Jànos Feledi from Budapest, The Feledi Project is known for its unique level of energy and artistry its hi-concept works; Joan Rodriguez, originally from Cuba, currently works with Parsons Dance andWHITE WAVE Dance; Chinese-American Li Chiao-Ping, former Chair of the Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin, has been hailed for her “marvelously imaginative...engrossing, intelligently put-together work. Jiemin Yang, originally from China, holds a MA from London Contemporary Dance School. He had trained from Akram Khan and Hofesh Shechter Dance company, and performed in India and multiple cities in Europe, the UK, and the US. Japanese-American, Ruri Watanabe is winner of the Nakano International Dance Competition. Mayu Nakaya’s "A Phantom Woman's Song" won the “North Japan Newspaper Award" andthe "Za-Kouenji Dance Award. Juilliard graduates and students are particularly well-represented at this year’s program. Lua Mayenco from Madrid, will perform with Matilda Mackey, based in NY. Jack Murphy’s “Life in Plastic, it’s Fantastic!” portrays one person's struggle with the pressures of societal beauty standards and ideals. Katie Garcia, recipient of the Irene Diamond and Edith Rosenhouse-Baehr scholarship from Juilliard, currently works with Parsons Dance and WHITE WAVE Dance). Alexander Sargent is recipient of Julliard’s Choreographic Honors Awards for his work “Lost in Translation.” Madison Pineda presents "unrivaled: an allegory."