Fast Forward Curated by Sangeeta Yesley

About The show

Choreographers working in all dance forms workshop 25 – 35 min pieces on a shared bill curated around the theme ‘Challenges’ with VISIONS Contemporary Ballet & Anthony Alterio

VISIONS Contemporary Ballet

VISIONS Contemporary Ballet – Performing “Through The Valley” – Choreography by Ranardo-Domeico Grays

“Through The Valley” is inspired by recent battle with brain cancer and undergoing a bone marrow transplant. This piece explores facing adversity and having to deal with obstacles facing one’s fight for health and life. In “Through The Valley” we experience various stages of going through these trying times: preparation for what is to come; intense physical and mental challenges; reflection; receiving help and strength from the universe; the comfort of knowing others can relate but understanding that no one will ever be able to know your personal pain; and finally, taking a new breath.


Anthony Alterio

Anthony Alterio – Performing “Who-Ha” – Choreography by Anthony Alterio

Who-Ha is a performance dance piece that showcases feminine hygiene, feminine characteristics, and feminine oppositions in pop culture that are fueled by the straight socially constructed male gaze. The piece opens by asking audience members to take ownership or control over their own individual body by having them write down rules that they themselves follow within daily practice and everyday life. One can only do damage and harm to themselves if one chooses to be blind to the space in which they function daily. The piece is left to make you question gender, identity, empowerment, and what I call everyday performance persona.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

General Admission
$15 in advance
$18 at the door


Estimated Runtime
60 minutes

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Photo Credits

Andrew Williams Photographer (for VISIONS Contemporary Ballet)

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