The 4 M’s | Monte/ Molissa/ Margo/ Mueller – LIVE! At New York Live Arts, June 14-18, 2016….

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Elisa Monte Dance’s Thomas Vavaro. Photo: Matthew Murph Elisa Monte Dance’s Thomas Vavaro. Photo: Matthew Murph

In 2013 Jennifer Muller contacted New York Live Arts and then Elisa Monte about creating a shared program for established choreographers. This year the program presented works by Elisa Monte, Jennifer Muller, Margo Sappington and Molissa Fenley in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Mueller – LIVE! At New York Live Arts, June 14-18, 2016.

Opening the evening was the premiere of Elisa Monte’s Dextra Dei with music by Tibor Szemo and lighting by David Moodey. From the program notes…”Dextra Dei was started in 1989 in response to what was then the AIDS assault on my community of friends. It was a men’s quartet which premiered in Palais des Festivals et Congres, Cannes, France. I’ve decided to bring the work back into my repertoire, as well as premiere an additional new section adding four women to the work – Elisa Monte.”

Dextra Dei began with four men…

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