Performance Art on Parade
New York, New York (October 4, 2012) – Three uniquely talented performance artists – Joseph Keckler, Aynsley Vandenbroucke, and Christopher Williams – will headline a “Yaddo Evening of Performance” on October 20th at New York Live Arts.
|Joseph Keckler, Aynsley Vandenbroucke and Christopher Williams
The program, organized by fellow Yaddodian Kyle deCamp, is a companion event with the “Yaddo Studio Crawl”, which will take place earlier in the day. It will be staged in the new Third Floor Studios at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7 p.m. Reservations are encouraged and may be confirmed online.
Keckler is a performance artist, writer, and singer whose full-length performance pieces and concerts have been presented by The New Museum, SXSW Music, Joe's Pub, La MaMa, Amsterdam's Bellevue Theatre, and many other venues. He received a 2012 NYFA Fellowship in recognition of his interdisciplinary body of work.
Vandenbroucke is a choreographer, movement analyst, and curator. Her work has been performed throughout New York City as well as in San Francisco and Brazil. She and her husband founded and curate Mount Tremper Arts, a center for contemporary performance and visual arts in the Catskill Mountains and this year she received the 2012 “Art & Action” award from Gibney Dance Center recognizing “an extraordinary artist who is also committed to taking action on behalf of the dance field.” Her writing on dance has appeared in the Movement Research Performance Journal, The Performance Club, and The Brooklyn Rail. She currently teaches at Princeton University and will premiere her newest work at The Chocolate Factory in May 2013.
Williams is a dancer, choreographer, and puppeteer who has been devoted to performing and crafting choreographic works since 1999. He received a New York Dance & Performance “Bessie” Award in 2005 for his work Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins and an impromptu Ishmael Houston-Jones "Messie" Award in 2009 for his work The Golden Legend, which was listed among the 10 best dance performances of 2009 by Joan Acocella in The New Yorker.