Peconic Community School
The Watermill Center
Present A Day of Creative Movement
with El Colegio Del Cuerpo Dance Company
Wednesday September 21, 2016
Senior members of Peconic Landing and children from Peconic Community School will come together for a day of intergenerational dance. After an informal talk and demonstration from the dancers’ repertoire, attendees will join together for an invigorating workshop in creative movement. All ages and abilities are welcomed to participate. In the afternoon there will be an improvisational dance by El Colegio del Cuerpo in the Sculpture Garden open to the public.
10:00-10:30 Demonstration and Performance of excerpts by Company, in Auditorium
10:30-12:00 Dance and Creative Movement Workshop, in Auditorium
1:00-1:30 Company Improvisational Performance in Sculpture Garden Open to Public
About El Coelgio del Cuerpo:
Álvaro Restrepo and Marie France Delieuvin (co founder of EL COLEGIO DEL CUERPO- eCdC- The School of the Body) and the 10 dancers of La Compañia Cuerpo de Indias will be Artists-in-Residence atThe Watermill Center in September 2016. During their residency, they will create a ceremony with participants of the Shinnecock community, and interact with other members of the Hamptons’ community, through workshops, master classes, and open rehearsals. Restrepo often refers to the 18 year-old eCdC, based on Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, as a four-legged animal: artistic, educational, social and political, having Nature as/in the heart of their creature/institution.
Peconic Community School is an independent school for children ages 3-11 located on the East End of Long Island. Through creative learning opportunities with premier educators students create, discover, share and grow. PCS envisions a place where education creates a better world. And it is the school's mission to foster reflective, resilient, compassionate learners in a safe, caring and trusting environment.
The Watermill Center Founded by avant-garde visionary Robert Wilson in 1992, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts supporting young and emerging artists through its year-round Artist Residency Program, International Summer Program, as well as Education Programs, and open rehearsals. The Center also presents exhibitions, public programming, and offers tours of its 20,000+ square-foot building and eight-and-a-half acres of grounds and sculpture gardens throughout the year. The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976. For general information or exhibition, event and tour schedules, visit The Watermill Center online at watermillcenter.org or call (631) 726-4628.
Peconic Landing is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit Lifecare retirement community overlooking the breathtaking Long Island Sound. Located on the North Fork of Long Island, our 144-acre campus is bordered by grapevines and golfing greens, situated on a half-mile of private Sound beach. The community it home to the North Fork’s only Sculpture Garden, and serves as a cultural arts hub for the East End Community presenting ample opportunity for individuals to pursue their interests and passions to the fullest. Members and guests can immerse themselves in a great variety of cultural, educational, wellness, and healthful programs designed to inspire and engage. To learn more about our cultural arts offering or the Peconic Landing lifestyle visit www.PeconicLanding.org.