Gowanus Guest Room

Curated by Brooklyn independent dancer/choreographer Erin Gottwald, the Gowanus Guest Room Concert Series gathers artists and performers of all stylistic bents from New York and  beyond, providing a window into unknown dance territory. These out-of-towners have been invited to share their work in the artistically burgeoning Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Gowanus Guest Room March 14 & 15, 2014 @ 8:00pm


Performers include Ellen Bartel Dance Collective (Austin, Texas) Marcus Schulkind (Boston, Massachusetts) Paufve Dance/ Randee Paufve (San Francisco, California) alexx makes dances / Alexx Shilling (Los Angeles, California) Hio Ridge Dance Collective (Denmark, Maine)


——— Special Event ———

Modern Dance Master Class Intermediate/Advanced Level

with Ellen Bartel (Ages 14+) – $20

Saturday March 15th, 12:45pm -2:00pm @ Gowanus Arts Building

Space is limited, rsvp to maril@spokethehub.org

Ellen Bartel hails from from University of Texas, Austin and Ellen Bartel Dance Collective Ellen says: “The techniques that I work with in class are a hybridization of contemporary forms that range from the early techniques of fall/recovery and upper-body arcs from the Humphrey/Limon tradition, to the pedestrian and flowing gestures of Trisha Brown, the modern jazzy ways of Twyla Tharp, the inhibitions of Release and Gaga, to Bartenieff floorwork, and finally, the ongoing-ness and full range of motion I look for in my own movement.”

In April, Andrea Castelletti’s Teatro Imperia from Italy will make its us debut with…

a play with live music by TEATRO IMPIRIA

One Show Only

Date/Time: April 26, 2014 @7:30 pm
Advance Tickets: $20 Adults/$10 Students & Seniors
At the door: $25/$15 at door

“AMERICA” tells its true story through 3 generations of one family, giving very different views of America form the early 20th Century the recent past. A cross-section of 100 years of American history is presented through the lens of three generations of immigrants.


Directed by Andrea CastellettiTeatro Imperia of Italy will perform an intimate and charming English rendition of “America”. Performing are Guido Ruzzenenti and the “Acoustic Duo” – Stefano Bersan and Antonio Canteri. Presented in collaboration with Carlo Adinolfi and The Concrete Temple Theater.

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