Mark Morris Dance Group at QBG (interactive dance class & performance)

Mark Morris Dance Group at QBG (interactive dance class & performance)

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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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Mark Morris Dance Group presents Water, Greek to Me, Suite from Orfeo ed Euridice, and Dancing Honeymoon in a dance workshop & performance.

About this event

Mark Morris Dance Group presents outdoor performances, including Water, Greek to Me, Suite from Orfeo ed Euridice, and Dancing Honeymoon.

6-6:45pm: Interactive Dance Workshop: MMDG teaches participants general movement related to the performance. Available is a modified seated portion for individuals with mobility limitations.

7pm: Performance (scroll down for more details about each dance)

PRICING

Included in Garden Admission. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Walk-ups welcome upon availability. Your admission supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

  • QBG Members 會員 Los miembros 회원 – $0
  • Adults 成人 Adultos 성인 – $6
  • Seniors (age 62+) 長者(62歲+) Adultos mayores (edad 62+) 노인 (나이 62+) – $4
  • Students with ID 持學生證學生 Los estudiantes con ID 학생 ID소지 – $4
  • Children (ages 4 to 12) 兒童(4歲至12歲) Niños (4 a 12 años) 어린이 (4 세 ~ 12세) – $2
  • Children (age 3 and under) 幼兒(3歲或以下) Los niños (3 años o menos) 어린이 (3세 이하) – $0

Cover Photo Credit: Christopher Duggan

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ABOUT EACH DANCE

Water

Music: George Frideric Handel – Suite in F Major, HWV 348 (Water Music)

Overture (Largo – Allegro)

Adagio e staccato

Air

Alla Hornpipe

Bourrée

Hornpipe

Original Lighting Design: Nick Kolin

Mica Bernas, Karlie Budge, Domingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Taína Lyons, Dallas McMurray,

Matthew McLaughlin, Brandon Randolph, Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson, Malik Q. Williams

Premiere: September 25, 2021 – Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York

Greek to Me

Music: Harry Partch – Studies on Ancient Greek Scales from Eleven Intrusions

Costume Design: Elizabeth Kurtzman

Original Lighting Design: Michael Chybowski

Malik Q. Williams

Premiere: August 15, 1998 – American Repertory Dance Company - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

Company premiere: October 27, 1998 – McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Suite from Orfeo ed Euridice

Music: Christoph Willibald Gluck – Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30, Act 3, Scene 3: Ballo

Grazioso

Allegro

Andante

Allegro

Original scenic Design: Allen Moyer

Original Costume Design: Isaac Mizrahi

Original lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Mica Bernas, Karlie Budge, Domingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Taína Lyons, Matthew McLaughlin, Dallas McMurray, Brandon Randolph,

Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson

Premiere: May 2, 2007 – The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York

Dancing Honeymoon

Music: "Limehouse Blues", "You Were Meant for Me", "Do Do Do", "Someone to Watch Over Me", "A Cup of Coffee, A Sandwich, and You", "Wild Thyme", "Experiment"

Transcribed and arranged by Ethan Iverson, from historical recordings of Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan

Costume Design: Elizabeth Kurtzman

Original Lighting Design: Michael Chybowski

Domingo Estrada, Jr., Lesley Garrison, Dallas McMurray, Nicole Sabella, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson

Premiere: September 22, 1998 – University of Washington World Series, Meany Hall, Seattle, Washington

This dance was created under the auspices of the Mark Morris Dance Group New Works Fund, sponsored by Philip Morris Companies Inc.

Photo Credit: Susana Millman

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

HEALTH & SAFETY

Reference current health & safety guidelines, found on our website: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go

CANCELLATIONS

In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email.

COMMUNICATIONS

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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

GARDEN ETIQUETTE

QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, visit our website: https://queensbotanical.org/etiquette.

GETTING TO QBG

By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus.

For driving directions and more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

PARKING

Parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

ABOUT QBG

QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.

ABOUT MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP

The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community. Propelled by core values of community, access, excellence, and creativity, MMDG is committed to ongoing work on inclusion, equity, and diversity to ensure its programs are welcoming and accessible to all. For more information: www.markmorrisdancegroup.org

Photo Credit: John Eng

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