Lokasparśa Dance Projects, a recipient of the New York State Council on the Arts 2022 Choreographic Commission, will perform the world premiere of its latest work, Still/Together, on Saturday, June 18, at 7:30 PM at the West Kortright Centre in East Meredith. This new work, choreographed by Artistic Director clyde forth of Jefferson, NY, investigates unnoticed connections, stillness, time, and light, incorporating video projection and vocal/text elements within the dance.

This is an indoor performance with limited seating; masks are encouraged.Tickets: $20 ($25 day of); $15 WKC Member ($20 day of). Advance ticketing closes at midnight on Friday, June 17. LINK

The West Kortright Centre is located at 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. For up-to-date information about the WKC’s 2022 concerts and other programs, visit westkc.org. Call (607) 278-5454 or contact info@westkc.org with any questions.

The ideas and images for the movement material in Still/Together grow from clyde forth’s experiences of heightened attention, solitude, apprehension, and hope during the pandemic. The work is informed by the physics of light and the history of light as it relates to religion. The choreography in Still/Together ranges from micro-movement to intense physicality performed by six dancers: clyde forth, Christine Bornarth, Jennifer Lavenhar, Sharon Penz, Isobel Seabrook, and Glenna Yu. Still/Together features costumes by Pamela Martin and a soundscape that includes Morton Feldman’s “Rothko Chapel”, Gyorgy Ligeti’s “Lux Aeturna”, and original compositions by Rainer Reeves-Cohen. The video projections were created by Leighann Kowalsky; vocal and text elements were written by clyde forth. The original lighting design by Zack Jacobs has been adapted by Aree Bray for the West Kortright Centre’s auditorium.

2022 West Kortright Centre arts and community programs are funded in part by the season sponsorship of Catskill Country Living, by WKC members and donors to the 2022 Program Fund Drive, by the support of the Bert Santora Trust, grants from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the A. Lindsay & Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, and the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation.