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FOREST NEAR CHELSEA (2003) 18 minutes


Experimenting with changes of focus within a vast space, the concept becomes the metaphor, surfing through time, shifting and exploring possibilities. Silence occurs momentarily…it pauses and freezes, then shrinks. It causes a structural formation that reveals its form through time.


Directed by: Maria Hassabi
Performers: Hristoula Haraka and Maria Hassabi
Lighting: Jonathan Belcher
Music: Spencer Sweeney
Costumes: AsFour



– The Joyce Theater, NY. Dance Theater Workshop Benefit Performance (June 7)
– The Kitchen Benefit Performance, Chelsea Museum, NY (June)

– Premiere: Dance in Progress, The Kitchen, NY (December 18-19)
– Dixon Place, NY



Dance Programs at the Kitchen are made possible with generous support from The Harkness Foundation for Dance and Capezio/Ballet Makers Dance Foundation. Major sponsorship has been provided by Altria Group, Inc.