Works and Process at SummerStage: The Missing Element


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Works & Process at SummerStage: The Missing Element with The Beatbox House / LayeRhythm

Thursday, August 17, 2023

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marcus Garvey Park

18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

Works & Process presents The Missing Element—a fusion of beatbox and street dance originally commissioned to adapt the cipher to the circular architecture of the Guggenheim—dancers embody the elements of wind, fire, water, and earth in an effort to inspire the spirit and recovery of New York, set to the percussive stylings of NYC beatbox crew The Beatbox House. They’re joined by LayeRhythm, a non-profit arts group led by Mai Lê Hô that celebrates the vibrancy of street and club dance culture through a mix of freestyle dance, live music, and audience interaction. This show is a part of our season-long partnership with independent performing arts organization Works & Process.

Learn more about Works & Process at SummerStage. This show will feature a special performance in collaboration with Works & Process. As part of this partnership, this season at SummerStage Ladies of Hip-Hop will perform at various shows. Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective (LDC) is an all-female intergenerational dance collective that creates dance works illuminating the strength, power and diversity of women in Hip-Hop.

This SummerStage dance performance is supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

Building Raps with R.Q. Tek: Free workshops

Join Harlem resident and LayeRhythm MC and Rapper R.Q.Tek for a free four-part workshop to learn the fundamentals of building raps and the art of MCing. Culminating the workshops will be a chance for excelling students to perform on stage with R.Q.Tek on August 17 as part of Works & Process at SummerStage in Marcus Garvey Park.

Free Workshops held Thursdays, July 20, 27 and August 3, 10 from 4PM – 5:30PM

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park

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