Dance Performances - Open Door

About Open Door

Description

Renowned for his fusion of African and modern dance, Brown adds new flavor to his signature style, setting this work to recordings by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

The creation of Open Door is supported by
commissioning funds from New York City Center.

Generous support is provided by
The Jaharis Family Foundation, Tracy Elise Poole, and
The Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Sara & Bill Morgan New Works Endowment Fund.

 

 

Performance Schedule & Tickets

Jun 9

Jun 11

Jun 15

Jun 17

Jun 18

Jun 19

Jul 9

Choreography

Assistant(s) to Choreographer

Arcell Cabuag

Music

“La Puerta” by Luis Demetrio, performed by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. “All of the Americas” is the 2nd movement of "Afro Latin Jazz Suite” by Arturo O’Farrill, performed by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. “Vaca Frita” by Arturo O’Farrill, performed by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. “Picadillo” by Tito Puente, performed by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra.

Costumes

Keiko Voltaire

Lighting

Al Crawford

Run Time

22 minutes

Groups 10+

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Ronald K. Brown is renowned for his signature blend of modern dance and West African idioms in works that often lead to deeper examinations of issues of spirituality, community responsibility, and liberation. Open Door is a new work set to the music of Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, adding a new flavor to his signature style.
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