Friday, October 14, 2016

SERIOUS MOONLIGHT podcast: The Bessies with Lucy Sexton

Lucy Sexton, Executive Director,
New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies)
(photo: AK47 Dance Division)

Lucy Sexton works in dance, theatre and film. She is currently the Executive Director of the NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies. She began life as a dancer and with Anne Iobst she created, performed and toured with the seminal dance-performance group DANCENOISE; their work was featured in a retrospective at the Whitney Museum in July 2015. She also performs as The Factress, often in collaboration with Nurse Baby Asparagus, aka Mike Iveson.

With Kathleen Russo, she developed and directed the ObieAward winning Spalding Gray, Stories Left to Tell at The Minetta Lane Theater. She directed Tom Murrins’s Magical Ridiculous Journey of Alien Comic at Performance Space 122.

Sexton has produced two documentaries directed by Charles Atlas: The Legend of Leigh Bowery for the BBC and Arte, and TURNING with Antony and the Johnsons. She served as Consulting Associate Artistic Director of the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center developing its artistic vision and plan from 2013-2016.

The 2016 Bessies

Tuesday, October 18, 7:30pm

Doors open at 6:30pm 
for red carpet and pre-show celebrations.

Get your tickets here!

Serious Moonlight--hosted by Eva Yaa Asantewaa and produced with Tei Blow--is a production of Gibney Dance Center's Digital Technology Initiative.

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