An Evening of Dance on Film

An Evening of Dance on Film

With a Virtual Reality Experience

November 3, 2022

At Planet Word Museum

925 13th St NW, Washington, DC, 20005

7 dance films, 1 world premiere virtual reality experience

Washington’s premiere contemporary ballet company presents an immersive experience of dance on film that brings you closer than ever to the art. The event features premiere screenings of three of our own films, along with internationally-acclaimed dance films including one from brilliant choreographer William Forsythe. In the exhibits, be encompassed by a new multi-screen work, take center stage during a live performance of Dwellings in a virtual reality experience, or try filming your own work!

FILMS and Virtual Reality Experience

One Flat Thing, Reproduced

Directed by Thierry De Mey. Choreographed by William Forsythe.

Inspired by the second Antarctic expedition of British naval commander Robert Falcon Scott and widely considered as one of Forsythe’s greatest works, One Flat Thing, Reproduced will have its Washington, DC premiere at our event. 


Waltz

Featuring Luz San Miguel and Davit Hovhannisyan filmed in an opulent Beaux Arts-era ballroom in Washington, DC


See Me

A new film by our dancer Alexander Sargent


In & Out

Directed by Yves Callewaert Featuring Royal Ballet Principal Marcelino Sambé dancing on the streets. This film showcases the rigor of classical ballet with a little sprinkle of magical realism and fantasy.


Elevator Songs

A whimsical work of two men, a visitor, a hat and a banana inside an elevator.


Grief

An award winning short film by Florence Peyrard. Co-directed by Florence Peyrard, Max Gozy & Bastien Fiche. Grief’s original idea takes root in the discovery of C. Pinkola Estés’ book Women Who Run With the Wolves (ed. 1989).


Virtual Reality Experience—Dwellings

Experience Dwellings like never before. Our world premiere Virtual Reality experience puts you on stage with our dancers. You’ll be front and center during Dwellings and will get to see the dancers, musicians, and backstage crew from a new vantage point. Experience your favorite ballet like never before—you might even find yourself in the audience!

TICKETS

SCREENINGS

6 PM & 7:30 PM

The same six films will be screened at both screenings

From 5-6 PM, there will be a VIP Champagne Reception with filmmakers that includes private tour of the exhibits and virtual reality experience and reserved seating at the 6 PM screening.

You can purchase with a credit card or by check to Chamber Dance Project at 700 12th Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005

Immersive VR Experience

Have you ever wanted to take the stage with the Chamber Dance Project dancers? Our new, immersive VR experience is for you! This optional experience will be available during the exhibition times prior to each screening. A limited number of VR headsets are available, so purchase your tickets and add on the free VR experience today!

VIP Reception, Exhibition, and First Screening
5-7:30PM

$75

VIP Reception and First Screening tickets include a VIP champagne reception with our filmmakers, a private tour of the exhibits and virtual reality experience, and reserved seating at the 6 PM screening. Includes optional immersive VR experience.

Exhibition and First Screening
6 PM-7:30PM

$35 for Members, $40 for General Public

Tickets for the second screening and exhibition. Includes optional immersive VR experience.

Exhibition and Second Screening 7:30 PM-9 PM

$35 for Members, $40 for General Public

Tickets for the second screening and exhibition. Includes optional immersive VR experience.

The run time for the screening is 60 minutes and the exhibition will be open for 30 minutes prior to each screening. For more information, call our office at 202.499.2297 or send us an email at info@chamberdance.org

Header photo: Prufrock in performance. Photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC