The Center for Performance Research (CPR) has more than a catchy acronym to offer--it's a space for dance in Brooklyn. More specifically, CPR "provides affordable space for rehearsal and performance, innovative arts programming, education and pedagogical engagement with the communities of New York City and abroad." Located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the 4000 square feet center is "L.E.E.D. certified green."
Tonight, Tuesday, June 15th @ 7pm , Caras El Puente Ensemble will be at CPR to share their "choreographic process of workshop"; something which the blurb promises is" ideal for teaching artists working with dance, diverse youth populations, or addressing socially engaged themes."
There is a reasonable $5/$10 suggested donation for all CPR events, and the glorious details are below:
Choreographing The Last Layer
Tuesday 6/15 @ 7pm
Where: CPR, 361 Manhattan Avenue (at Jackson), Williamsburg, Brooklyn,
11211. L train to Lorimer
Workshop/Demo with CARAS El Puente Dance Ensemble and Rozz Nash
Ensemble director Rozz Nash and young dancers address and demonstrate
the group's choreographic process; how culturally specific dances
and backgrounds of the troupe members inform the creation of
contemporary works such as their most recent, The Last Layer.
Rozz has an MA in Performing Arts Administration from NYU, and has been
teaching in New York City schools for 17 tears. Rozz founded CARAS in
For more information : www.cprnyc.org