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Ayodele Casel | Artists at the Center

Dance

Apr 13 – 15, 2023

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About

About

Apr 13 – 15, 2023
Thu – Sat | 8pm

“A tap dancer and choreographer of extraordinary depth”
The New York Times

Bessie Award winner Ayodele Casel is a longtime City Center collaborator and one of the world’s great tap talents, beloved for her musicality, strength, and fluid, generous style. As the second featured artist-curator in our Artists at the Center series, Casel invites an all-star roster of choreographic and performing talent to join her on the City Center stage in an evening that features seven World Premiere City Center Commissions.

Casel also expands her sublime 2021 Fall for Dance commission Where We Dwell—featuring live original music by Crystal Monee Hall—to further explore her and her collaborators’ personal, cultural, and musical approaches to the quintessentially American tap form.

The evening includes choreography and performance by Jared Alexander, Brinae Ali, Tomoe “Beasty” Carr, Amanda Castro, Michelle Dorrance, Naomi Funaki, Quynn Johnson, Gerson Lanza, Ted Louis Levy, Anthony Morigerato, Dario Natarelli, Caleb Teicher, and Dre Torres.

Cast and programming subject to change

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Photo by Matthew Murphy

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