Neighborhood Music School in collaboration with Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance for PD program and The International Festival of Arts & Ideas present a Dancing with Parkinson’s Community Event
June 22, Neighborhood Music School, 100 Audubon St., New Haven
10 AM: Dance for PD® Masterclass
Teaching artists from Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance for PD® program, including founding teacher and Dance for PD® program director David Leventhal, will offer a stimulating, accessible and enjoyable class that includes excerpts from Mark Morris’ Pepperland, an homage to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album. No dance experience required. All levels of ability and mobility are welcome.
11:15 AM: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Join us for a screening of Home Exercises by Brown University student Sarah Friedland, mentored by Rachel Balaban, Brown lecturer and Dancing with Parkinson’s (DwP) instructor. After the film, you’ll have a chance to ask questions of our dance experts. All events are FREE. Registration is required. eventbrite.com/e/dancing-with-parkinsons-community-event-tickets-45974519024
See Mark Morris Dance Group in Pepperland
Mark Morris, hailed as “the most influential choreographer alive and indisputably the most musical” (The New York Times), returns to the Arts & Ideas Festival with a new evening-length work Pepperland, celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ landmark “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Created at the request of the City of Liverpool as part of the city’s season-long tribute to the groundbreaking album, Pepperland will feature an original score by Ethan Iverson inspired by the album’s unforgettable songs. Performances are June 21 and 22 at 8 PM. For tickets, call 203-498-3772 or go to www.artidea.org/pepperland