November 19, 2023: Deborah Hay + Scott Heron + Paul J. Botelho + Cherrie Yu
Sundays on Broadway and co-curators Jade Manns & Weis present an evening of performances by Deborah Hay, Scott Heron, Paul J. Botelho and Cherrie Yu.
Deborah Hay will present a 15-minute dance titled fifteen minutes kinda.
Scott Heron will perform excerpts from a new solo work-in-progress.
Paul J. Botelho will perform an improvised vocal response to a constructed environment composed of multi-level sound transformations of an acoustic space.
Cherrie Yu will present Daily Diversion, a performance series that uses the basic movements of table tennis as the building block for choreography. The dance unfolds around a table/prop built by artist Matt Shalzi, and involves a small cast of dancers and Chinatown elders.
Sundays on Broadway
6:00 p.m. - doors open at 5:45 p.m.
at WeisAcres, 537 Broadway #3
New York, NY 10012
$10 suggested donation
Thank you to IndieSpace and their Little Venue That Could Program for helping to make this season possible.
The Little Venue That Could Program is supported by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
Deborah Hay was born in Brooklyn then moved to NYC then moved to the country. She now resides in Austin, TX and has manufactured the means to continue dancing ever since Brooklyn.
Scott Heron has been making dances for almost 40 years. He's a founding member of Circus Amok and has worked extensively with Deborah Hay, Cathy Weis, Lisa Nelson, HIJACK and many others. http://www.scottheron.org
Paul J. Botelho is an Azorean-American composer and performer. His work includes acoustic and electro-acoustic music, multimedia installation pieces, visual artworks, vocal improvisation, and several one-act operas. He performs as a vocalist (countertenor) worldwide, primarily through extended vocal techniques. His recent work explores vocal responses to composed and prerecorded sonic environments and includes In Moscow We Marched (Russia 2019-20), Visby Project (Sweden 2017-18), and Walmart 3 AM (USA 2016). His work has been performed, presented, and exhibited in concerts, festivals, galleries, and museums across the Americas, Europe, Oceania, and Asia. Botelho received a Ph.D. and M.F.A. in Music Composition from Princeton University, an A.M. in Electro-Acoustic Music from Dartmouth College, and a B.F.A. in Contemporary Music Performance and Composition from the College of Santa Fe. Botelho has taught at Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans. He currently teaches music composition at Bucknell University. pauljbotelho.com
Cherrie Yu is an artist born in Xi'an, China and lives in the United States. Her works are ontological inquiries in the form of film, performance and choreography. In the past five years she produced dance films, lecture performances, and documentaries that rewrite movement archives alongside various collaborators from a wide range of professions and expertise. Cherrie Yu has been an artist in residence at ACRE, McColl Center, Yaddo, Kala Art Institute and Links hall. Her works have been shown at Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, Institute for Contemporary Art in Portland, Maine, Judson Church and Pageant Space in New York.