Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Joffrey Ballet documentary comes to Cinema Village

  New York Theatrical Premiere
  Cinema Village
  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.

Cinema Village
22 East 12th Street (University Place and 5th Avenue) Manhattan

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