Hip-hop and Ballet Demo Workshop
Thursday, June 8
6:00 - 7:30pm
Hillyer Art Space present Chamber Dance Project: Ballet + Hip-hop Demo and Workshop.
Grab on cocktail on the way in and then join the incredible dancers and brass players of Chamber Dance Project for a interactive hip hop and ballet demo. Watch and learn excerpts from their hip-hop ballet from last season, Festival, which received standing (and dancing) ovations every night! With choreography by DC hip-hop dancer Victor Adebusola set to the to the music of Mosche Brass Band.
Doors + Cocktails: 6pm
Demo + Workshop: 6:30-7:30pm
An Evening with Luz San Miguel
Wednesday, June 14
6:00 - 7:30pm
Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain
2801 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
The evening with Madrid-born ballet dancer Luz San Miguel will feature her performance of works from Chamber Dance Project’s repertoire with partner Gian Carlo Perez and the company’s string quartet and guest musicians. Known for her gorgeous line, emotional rendering of roles, versatility and wit, Luz is in her fourth year with DC-based Chamber Dance Project. Luz will converse with the audience about her upbringing in Spain and major career throughout Europe and the US. The evening will conclude with a reception featuring Luz’ old family recipe for Sangria and discussing her love of cooking Spanish food.
The evening will include Celia Wren, a freelance arts journalist who writes regularly for the Washington Post. She is the media critic for Commonweal and was the longtime managing editor of American Theatre. Her articles about culture and books have also appeared in the New York Times, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Village Voice, Newsday, the Boston Globe and Smithsonian, among other publications. She has taught reviewing for the Master of Arts in Writing Program of Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and their cats.
Luz San Miguel, photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC
------------------- Past Evenings ---------------------
Swirl & Sip
Thursday, May 4
6:00 - 8:00pm
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Sip & Swirl.
Wine Tasting and Costume Preview
Hosted by Co-Chairs Christina Duemler & Farida Samman Wozniak
Join us for a wine tasting sponsored by Paul's Wines and Spirits and discussion with Artistic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning, and Costume Designer, Bekah Nettekoven-Tello. On view will be eight of the completed costumes for the upcoming World Premiere ballet, Songs of Cole, as well as several in-process costumes.
Proceeds from the evening support the funding of the Songs by Cole costumes.
An Evening with Chaerim & Derek Smith, Violin & Viola
Thank you to everyone who joined us for An Evening with Chaerim and Derek Smith.
Join wonderful couple, Chaerim and Derek Smith - violinist and violist for an evening of performance along with Aristic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning for a discussion.
Scotch Bar | 700 12th Street NW Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005
An Evening with Claudia Chudacoff, Violinist and Principal Musician
Thank you to everyone who joined us for An Evening with Claudia Chudacoff.
Join Artistic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning for an evening of performance and discussion with our superb violinist.
The Lyceum in Old Town
201 S Washington Street, at Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Ample parking available on site
6:45pm Wine & Cheese
7:00pm Performance and discussion
The next evening with Claudia will be October 2017
Photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC