Laura Peterson’s “FAILURE” at Judson Church

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Photo by Steven Schreiber

LAURA PETERSON CHOREOGRAPHY
presents

FAILURE

Thursday thru Saturday,
June 29, 30, and July 1, 8pm
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

Admission is on the “pay what you can” basis.
Suggested donation $20. Tickets available here

What is failure, and how do we deal with it – as individuals, and as communities? In the new installation/performance FAILURE, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson uses the language of dance and sculptural design to probe the national consciousness in the aftermath of 2016 Presidential election. Peterson zeroes in on the overwhelming pressure to compete, which is at the heart of the American way of life. Is a small defeat less devastating than a colossal mistake? What is the real outcome of the “winner takes all?”.

Conceived, directed and choreographed by Laura Peterson
Performed by Jennifer Sydor, Darrin Wright, Jo-anne Lee, and Laura Peterson
Production Design by Laura Peterson
Set created in collaboration with Jon Pope

 
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