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4CHAMBERS Site-Specific Immersive Performance July 6-21, 2013 nyc FREE

Site-Specific Immersive Performance Examines the Heart
July 6 – 21 at Officers House 15 on Governors Island

Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects and The Trust for Governors Island
invites audiences to experience their hearts from the inside out with
the world premiere of 4CHAMBERS. Created, directed and choreographed
by Jody Oberfelder, this site-specific blend of dance, theater, film
and visual installation runs July 6 – 21 at Officers House 15 on
Governors Island.

4CHAMBERS is a sensory-laden journey into the human heart. Officers’ House
15 on Governor’s Island has been transformed into an intimate
performance space with corridors that function as arteries and veins
leading to four discrete performance chambers.

Guided by six cast members, an audience of 12 circulates through the space,

their own hearts throughout this interactive multimedia performance.

4CHAMBERS features

live performances by Michele Jongeneel, Mary Madsen, Zachary Denison, Jake Szczypek, Joey Kipp, Mercedes Searer and
Edward Einhorn

with on-film performances by Ishmael Houston Jones,
Kathryn Merry, Sarah Trignano, Lonnie Poupard, ChristinaNoel Reaves,
Jessica Weiss, and Dr. Wendy Suzuki.

The productions features

video by
Jason Bahling and Jake Witlen,

lighting byKathy Kaufmann,

sets by
Juergen Riehmm

music by Matt McBane, Richard Einhorn, Jonathan Melville Pratt

dramaturgy by Pele Bauch.

Recognized as “full of invention and wit,” by The New York Times, Jody
Oberfelder Dance Projects combines strength and virtuosic movement
with levity and whimsical physical imagination. The company has found
an international audience at venues in Europe and Asia, from the
Centre National de la Danse in Paris, Die Werkstatt in Dusseldorf, The
Pusan National Theater in Korea, The 20th Annual International
Festival of Modern Dance in Seoul, to The Belgrade Dance Festival with
performances at The Belgrade State Theater in Serbia and the State
Theater of Montenegro in Podorica. The company has performed
nationally at Jacob’s Pillow, The Ailey Center, Dance New Amsterdam,
MASS MoCA, Washington College in Maryland, and The Yard in Martha’s
Vineyard and throughout New York City at venues including Abrons Arts
Center, the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, DNA, Lincoln
Center’s Clark Studio Theater, Dixon Place, Symphony Space, The Jewish
Museum, The Flea Theater, Joyce SoHo, and PS 122.

4CHAMBERS runs July 6-21, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 AM, 1 PM,
2:30 PM, 4 PM & 5:30 PM.

All performances are free with a suggested
donation of $25.

For reservations, email
on or after June 3.

Performances take place at Officers House 15 on Governors Island. The
Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building
located 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower
Manhattan — accessible from
1 to South Ferry; 4, 5 to Bowling Green;
R to Whitehall St. Station.


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