Dance at Socrates: Week 3

This August, Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns to the Park for its 5th season! Each week, two choreographers will complete respective residencies at the Park. During this time, the public will be able to observe cutting edge dance and movement in the making. Come see these resident choreographers perform their finalized pieces along with other contemporary dancemakers in free public performances on Saturday, Aug 5, 12, and 19 at 4pm.

For the full Dance at Socrates program click here.


August 14 – August 19, 2017: Nico Brown & Gleich Dances

August 19, 2017 | 4 – 5:30PM: Nico Brown & Gleich Dances with Ursula Verduzco/Benjamin Briones

Nico Brown

Nico Brown is a dance artist originally from rural Illinois. His work is often described as minimal, formal, and irrevocably queer. Brown is a New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks recipient, a Makehouse Sponsored Artist and a Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship recipient. His work has been presented at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, La Mama Experimental Theatre, New York Live Arts, Gibney Dance Center, and Movement Research at the Judson Church. As a performer he has danced for Jon Kinzel, Jennifer Monson, Wally Cardona + Jennifer Lacey, and Renee Wadleigh. He studies regularly with Janet Panetta. He holds an MFA in Dance and a BFA in Theatre Stage Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (Photo: Scott Shaw)


Gleich Dances

Julia K. Gleich is a choreographer, teacher, scholar and mathematics aficionado. She is interested in collaboration, illuminating the relationships between the traditional and the contemporary, and scrapping aesthetic labels.​ In 1996 she founded Gleich Dances. In 2004 she co-founded Norte Maar with curator Jason Andrew. She produces CounterPointe annually. She is Head of Choreography at London Studio Centre, faculty at Trinity Laban, and is a 2014 Distinguish Alumna of University of Utah College of Fine Arts. Her extended work Martha (The Searchers), in collaboration with Guggenheim Fellow Elana Herzog, will premiere in New York this October at the Duffy Theater in the Mark Morris Dance Center.



Dance at Socrates is presented in partnership with Norte Maar

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