in Residence at Bethany Arts Community Sept 16th – Sept 22nd, 2019
Flyaway Productions is in residence at Bethany Arts Community September 16th – September 22nd, 2019.
During this residency, the dancers will be preparing for the East Coast premiere of The Wait Room, an outdoor dance program created by Flyaway Productions of San Francisco to honor the lives of women whose loved ones are incarcerated. They will use the facilities at Bethany Arts Community to immerse themselves in the Master Dance Class and create performce art that the community can experience and engage with through open rehearsals, community dialogues and public events.
ABOUT FLYAWAY PRODUCTIONS
Founded in 1996 by Jo Kreiter, Flyaway Productions is an apparatus-based dance company that explores the range and power of female physicality and advances social issues in the public realm. The company uses the artistry of spinning, flying and suspension to engage political issues. Flyaway creates dances on both architectural and fabricated steel objects, with dancers suspended anywhere from two to 100 feet off the ground. Flyaway has a long history of transforming oral history into public art, articulating the experiences of unseen women.