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Heidi Latsky Dance Holds Auditions for Diverse Performers, Sept. 8 at NYU

by Helene Davis
August 30, 2015
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU
566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Sq South)
New York, NY 10012
Heidi Latsky Dance is seeking diverse, unique performers for its new piece entitled On Display: Impact Through Movement Installations, created in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On Display will be a living gallery focusing on the themes of inclusion and diversity. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, September 8 at noon at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Auditions are ADA accessible.

The company is seeking disabled or transgender performers, models and performers over 6 feet tall. All ages and ethnicities are welcome to audition. No formal dance experience is required. Movement installations will involve focus, stillness and structured improvisation. Performers must be available for performances on October, November 15 and November 16.

On Display will be presented at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on October 1; and at NYU Skirball on November 15 and 16 as part of an evening of dance featuring Heidi Latsky Dance and Axis Dance Company.

Heidi Latsky Dance (HLD) is a New York-based modern dance company dedicated to creating provocative, highly technical and physically adventurous dance under the artistic direction of Heidi Latsky, a longtime principal member of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Since its inception, the company has received numerous awards, commissions and residencies. Heidi Latsky Dance premiered in 2001 with a Joyce Theater Residency and its first sold-out run of JUST WATCH!, presented by Danspace Project in NYC. A variety of work followed, at venues around the world. Latsky's training in psychology and her desire to explore the human condition through movement have resulted in the company collaborating with various social service and humanitarian organizations. www.heidilatskydance.com

Performers are asked to bring résumé, headshot, and/or full-body photo, and RSVP to SKIRBALL.EDUCATION@NYU.EDU. NYU Skirball Center Is located at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square.
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