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Frederick Franklin tribute in NY next weekend

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#1 kbarber


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Posted 25 May 2014 - 02:48 AM

From the Horses Mouth, a group that brings dance people together, is presenting three evenings dedicated to Franklin, featuring reminiscences, films and videos. Participants will vary from night to night, and presentations will emphasize his contributions to male dancing. (7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, between Park Row and Gold Street, Lower Manhattan; 212-346-1715, www.schimmel.pace.edu.)

May 30th - June 1st
May 30th, 7:30pm | May 31st, 7:30pm | June 1st, 7:30pm
$95 | $40 | $35 | $25 (Please note all seats include a $1.50 facility fee)

GALA PERFORMANCE Friday, May 30 at 7:30pm - $95 Gala seats include VIP seating and reception.
Featuring Jacques D'Amboise, Arthur Mitchell, Charles Askegard, Martine van Hamel, Gus Solomons jr, Carmen de Lavallade, Xiomara Reyes, Marge Champion and More. Gala proceeds to include the Frederic Franklin Scholarship Fund at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (JK0) School at the American Ballet Theatre.

Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at 7:30pm The Men Dancers: From the Horses Mouth. These two evenings feature an All Male Tribute to Frederic Franklin.

Tina Croll and Jamie Cunningham’s From the Horse’s Mouth, reunites at the Schimmel after a special collaboration in 2012 with an all-male cast. This edition honors the late Frederic Franklin during his centenary year. Join this international cast of renowned dance artists as they share their extraordinary personal stories and reflections alongside original choreography in this one-of-a-kind theatre/dance event.

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Posted 25 May 2014 - 01:19 PM

I hope someone here is going to this and is willing to report back -- these events are always full of great stuff!

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Posted 25 May 2014 - 05:05 PM

I am going to the Sunday night event. Can't do the gala because at ABT's Coppelia that night.

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