EXIT was supported by The Greenwall Foundation, The O’Donnell-Green Music & Dance Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Funds for the composers’ commission were provided by the American Music Center Live Music for Dance Program and the O’Donnell-Green Music & Dance Foundation.
EXIT was also supported in part by DANCEworks, a partnership between Summerdance Santa Barbara and the Lobero Theatre, Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, CO, and Steven Hatfield & Patrick Riordan.
“Veering from tenderness to contempt, each duet is so specific that you lean in to catch the details and forget the club trappings.” -Apollinaire Scherr, The Financial Times
Matthew Baker, Liz Riga, Ryoji Sasamoto, Ashley Browne, Aaron Carr, Kristina Hanna, Gary Schaufeld
Original Score composed by Jerome Begin and Chris Lancaster. Performed live by Chris Lancaster.
“I Gotta Be Me” by Sammy Davis, Jr.
Karen Young and Jeff Poulin
March 8, 2011 at The Joyce Theater New York, NY