Susan Marshall & CompanySusan Marshall & Company will be in residence at Skidmore College from June 2 – 22. The Company will enjoy Skidmore’s state-of-the-art facilities and the surrounding Saratoga Springs area while developing and rehearsing a new work. Open rehearsals and a performance showcasing the work in progress are planned.
Open Rehearsals – June 7 and 14, 6 pm, Skidmore College Dance Theater
Susan Marshall and Company Performance – June 21, 8 pm, Dance Theater
These events are free and open to the public.
Now celebrating its 26th anniversary, the company presents regular seasons in New York City, including many as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival and at Dance Theater Workshop. Other notable engagements include presentations at Jacob's Pillow, the Edinburgh International Festival, Spoleto Festival, Vienna Tanz, Springdance Festival (The Netherlands), and the Los Angeles Festival. The company was honored to perform selections from its Bessie Award-winning work Cloudless at Pina Bausch's Internationales Tanzfestival Gala Concert in November 2008. Other critically acclaimed works by Marshall include Arms, Fields of View, Kiss, The Most Dangerous Room in the House, Sawdust Palace, and Spectators at an Event.
Susan Marshall & Company's repertory is an innovative body of work that blends virtuoso athleticism, ordinary movement, gesture and pattern, and the spoken word. The company has a long history of multidisciplinary collaboration, with over 30 works made in collaboration with musicians, visual artists, and designers.
Marshall, her artistic partners, and her company members have received 10 New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessies) for their work together. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 2000, Marshall has also received a Dance Magazine Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was one of the first artists to receive an American Choreographer Award.
For more information visit http://www.sumac.org.