Choreographers Randy James, Lydia Johnson and Erin Carlisle Norton will each present a full-length work at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, Oct. 10, as the New Jersey State Arts Council showcases the 2014 winners of its Choreography Fellowship.
A question-and-answer session with the choreographers — moderated by dance critic Robert Johnson, an NJArts.net contributor — will follow the performances.
James will be represented by his Highland Park-based all-male troupe, 10 Hairy Legs, performing his “Pillar of Salt,” a work that, he says in a press release, “crystallized my vision for and motivation to bring the concept of 10 Hairy Legs to fruition.”
Lydia Johnson’s company, Lydia Johnson Dance — based in South Orange, and combining elements of ballet and contemporary dance — will present her “Night and Dreams,” set to Schubert Lieder, and Norton’s Montclair-based contemporary dance troupe, The Moving Architects, will premiere her “Demure as Dynamite.”
Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $20 ($15 for SOPAC members).
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