ICE THEATRE OF NEW YORK ANNOUNCES ITS
2014 HOME SEASON
OCTOBER 16-18, 2014
New York, NY: The Ice Theatre of New York, hailed by The New York Times as one of the top ten theatre picks in New York City, is proud to announce that its 2014 Home Season titled ICE:DANCE 2014 will be returning to Sky Rink, Chelsea Piers this October 16-18. ICE:DANCE 2014 will feature the premiere of two new pieces, one by Ballet Great Edward Villella and the other by World Renowned Modern Dance Choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi.
ICE: DANCE will feature twelve top National, World and Olympic Competitors including US Men’s Champion Ryan Bradley, National and World Competitors Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre and making their Ice Theatre of new York Debut are 2014 Ice Dance Competitors Lynn Kriengkrairut and Logan Giuletti-Schmitt.
Shows will be on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 16th through 18th at 7PM with Friday night being Ice Theatre of New York’s annual gala performance honoring Olympic Champion Tenley Albright.
Ice Theatre will premiere for the first time on the frozen stage the restaging of two pieces one by Edward Villella titled “The Back Bay Shuffle” which is set to the music of Artie Shaw and stars three guys on the prowl. The other piece, by Jacqulyn Buglisi, titled “This is Forever” takes its inspiration from Mildred Cram’s 1934 novella “Forever”, a passionate tale about love at first sight that transcends life and death. The season will also include innovative work from Ice Theatre of New York’s repertory by choreographers Douglas Webster, Emmy Award winning Charles “Chucky” Klapow and Alberto del Saz.
About Ice Theatre of New York
Founded in 1984 by Moira North, Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY) has changed the face of figure skating by creating works that integrate the sensibilities of movement, music and art. Its mission is to elevate dance on ice as a performance art. Through its performances in both traditional and site-specific venues, ITNY presents ice dance that opens one’s eyes to seeing skating in unexpected ways. ITNY was the first ice dance company to receive dance program funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. In addition to building and performing works of artistic merit, ITNY also reaches out to the next generation of skaters and audiences through education, community outreach and training programs.
The 2014 Home Season, ICE:DANCE 2014 is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Ice Theatre of New York receives funding from the Bloomberg Philanthropies, Dance/NYC, the Lisa McGraw Figure Skating Foundation, the Pioneer Fund, the Will Sears Fund and its generous private patrons.
For more information on Ice Theatre of New York or to purchase tickets for upcoming shows call 212.929.5811, or visit www.icetheatre.org.
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