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October 11, 2017 to October 21, 2017

The Chocolate Factory Theater
5-49 49th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101

The Chocolate Factory Theater

Rebecca Davis: the final hands count beginning sounds

the final hands count beginning sounds is a quartet that can be read as a dance and/or a collection of kinetic and ephemeral sculptures. The movement palette is composed of clean lines and sharp angles as the performers shift between five positions: standing, kneeling, sitting, and lying prone and supine. These simple shapes are layered with varying degrees of complexity resulting in constructions with a spare, Minimalist aesthetic. Others contain dense geometries, or a Surrealist-like reordering of the body: a back sprouting a hand, or a torso with three arms.

Choreographer: Rebecca Davis.
Performers: Martita Abril, Dana Florin-Weiss, Carolyn Hall, Kay Ottinger. Sound: Zach Layton. Lighting designer: Kathy Kaufmann. Costume consultant: Sam Kim.