New York Theatrical Premiere
Friday, April 27
|Top: Robert Joffrey, circa 1980s|
Bottom: The Joffrey Ballet
(Photos: Herbert Migdoll)
Hybrid Cinema presents the New York theatrical premiere of Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance on Friday, April 27 at New York’s Cinema Village. The 90-minute documentary--directed by Bob Hercules (Bill T. Jones: A Good Man) and narrated by Mandy Patinkin--traces how Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino reimagined and redefined ballet for new audiences and engaged contemporary dance choreographers such as Twyla Tharp and Laura Dean.
|Gary Chryst in makeup for Parade|
(Photo: James Howell)
The one-week engagement will include several Q&As with the filmmakers and other guests immediately following weekend screenings. VOD/DVD/digital release is scheduled for June, 2012 through New Video.
For a schedule of screenings and ticketing information, click here or call Cinema Village at 212-924-3363.
22 East 12th Street (University Place and 5th Avenue) Manhattan