All Photos: Rosalie O’Connor
MUSIC: The New Christy Minstrels
CHOREOGRAPHY: Chase Brock
COSTUME DESIGN: Chase Brock
LIGHTING DESIGN: Kevin Adams
NUMBER OF DANCERS: 5
RUNNING TIME: 30 minutes
PREMIERE DATE: May 22, 2014
PREMIERE VENUE: La MaMa Moves!, La MaMa e.t.c.
ORIGINAL CAST: Cameron Burke, Yukiko Kashiki, Alicia Lundgren, Macy Sullivan, Caleb Teicher
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES: May 23 and 24, 2014 / La MaMa Moves!, La MaMa e.t.c.; July 22, 2016 / Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Series; August 19 and 20, 2016 / Chatham Dance Festival, PS21 Chatham
The Song That I Sing; Or, Meow So Pretty was commissioned by La MaMa Moves! and premiered at La MaMa e.t.c.
The ninth La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival will bring together experimental dancers, ensembles and choreographers from around the world in programs that will include nine world premieres and four United States premieres. On a shared bill that closes the festival, Chase Brock offers “The Song That I Sing; Or, Meow So Pretty,” a mash-up of hip-hop, jazz and folk forms, and Chris Masters presenters his “Willful Host” for four dancers.”
– The New York Times