Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins

Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins

Choreography by Christopher Williams
Original Music by Peter Kirn
Dancers: Kindra Windish, Vicky Shick, Nami Yamamoto, Deana Acheson, Beth Simons, Wendy Perron, Hallie Glickman-Hoch, Janet Charleston, Jennifer Lafferty, Elizabeth Zimmer, and Derry Swan

Singers: Jacqueline Horner and Susan Hellauer (of The Anonymous 4)
Costumes by Michael Oberle and Christopher Williams

Inspired by the bizarre and gory legends of early virgin martyr saints, Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins combines eleven short solos for women ranging from a young girl to older women in the NYC dance scene. Existent medieval hymns and songs with new original music set the tone for this playfully macabre look at the lives of these mysterious women.

This performance is presented as a part of The New, New Stuff a three week festival of new and emerging artists. Click here for full festival listings.

May 12- 15, 2005
Post-show reception: May 12
Thursday – Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sun. at 5 p.m.
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