TimePiece, or: Another imperfect measurement of us
Kinesis Project dance theatre, a ground-breaking, boundary-pushing outdoor dance company led by choreographer Melissa Riker, performs a 20-minute excerpt from its acclaimed work TimePiece, or: Another imperfect measurement of us in a pop-up performance at the Urban Garden Room.
This work was created using the measurable, and immeasurable, elements of time and distance; personal anecdotes; poems by Rumi and Billy Collins; and in collaboration with costume designer Asa Thornton and visual artist Celeste Cooning. TimePiece is a sweeping, intimate, comical dance unfolding through the garden at 1 Bryant Park.
Choreography: Melissa Riker, in constant collaboration with the dancers
Dancers: Michelle Amara Micca, Cassandra Cotta, Marion Spencer, Michael Greenberg, Zoe Allocco, Therese Ronco
Music: Kate Jaworski and Becky Turro
Costumes: Asa B. Thornton
Visual Art: Celeste Cooning
About Kinesis Project
Kinesis Project is a dance organization that produces dance concerts, facilitates educational programs and creates site-specific performances with diverse communities. A company at the forefront of the international discussion of placemaking, art engagement and the cultural imperative of art in public space, Kinesis Project dance theatre invents large scale, space-changing, breath-taking experiences. Kinesis Project’s performances summer 2017 on South Street Seaport Museum’s Flagship Wavertree were a NY Times Top 10 Pick in NYC.