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Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Rough-Cut Viewings: Isolation to Creation

From left: Adrian Danchig-Waring, Joseph Gordon, Teresa Reichlen, Jared Angle, and Zachary Catazaro in The Four Temperaments, November 2017, with choreography by George Balanchine. © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo: Jacklyn Meduga; New York Is Burning by Omari Wiles, January 2020, performed by Les Ballet Afrik. Commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim. Photo: Robert Altman; UnderScored by Ephrat Asherie, January 2020, performed by Ephrat Asherie Dance. Commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim. Photo: Robert Altman; Works & Process Rotunda Project: Michelle Dorrance with Nicholas Van Young. November 2018. Photo: Em Watson; Works & Process Rotunda Party, December 2019, featuring LaTasha Barnes and Chris Celiz. Photo: Robert Altman; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts in Wayne McGregor's Kairos, November 2018. Photo: Erica Hochstedler; Sara Mearns at the Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration, November 2019, with choreography by Merce Cunningham. © Merce Cunningham Trust. Photo: Robert Altman

Forging a path for artists to safely gather, create and perform together again, this summer and fall more than artists entered eight Works & Process bubble residencies in rural Hudson Valley after an unprecedented period of isolation. To capture this journey, Works & Process produced a four-part docuseries Isolation to Creation to provide audiences with the rare opportunity to go into the bubbles and behind the scenes to experience the hope, joy, exhilarating physical struggle and emotional challenges experienced by performers returning to the studio and stage.

Before the premiere in January 2021, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents rough-cut viewings of four episodes of Isolation to Creation, October 31, and November 7, 14 and 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Each episode can be viewed for 72 hours.

Artists include:

  • Ephrat Asherie Dance
  • Les Ballet Afrik with Omari Wiles
  • The Missing Element with Chris Celiz and Anthony Rodriguez “Invertebrate”
  • Music from the Sole with Gregory Richardson and Leonardo Sandoval
  • Jamar Roberts
  • Seven Deadly Sins with Joshua Bergasse, Justin Vivian Bond, Jeffrey Guimond, Marc Happel, and Sara Mearns

Produced by Works & Process, the four-part series by filmmaker Nic Petry of Dancing Camera, realized with support from the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, will premiere and be distributed and broadcast in January 2021 on the ALL ARTS streaming app, website and TV channel, an arts-focused multimedia platform.

Notes from the Bubble, a series for trailers for Isolation to Creation can be viewed at:

Find more information at www.guggenheim.org/event/event_series/works-process

Episodes will be available at:

October 31 – Episode One: www.guggenheim.org/event/rough-cut-virtual-viewing-isolation-to-creation-episode-1

November 7 – Episode Two: www.guggenheim.org/event/rough-cut-virtual-viewing-isolation-to-creation-episode-2
November 14 – Episode Three: www.guggenheim.org/event/rough-cut-virtual-viewing-isolation-to-creation-episode-3
November 21 – Episode Four: www.guggenheim.org/event/rough-cut-virtual-viewing-isolation-to-creation-episode-4

Each episode will be available for viewing for 72 hours, starting from the airing at 7:30 p.m.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim 

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to generations of leading creators and performers. Most performances take place in the Guggenheim’s intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 273-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. In 2017, Works & Process established a new residency and commissioning program, inviting artists to create new works, made in and for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda. In 2020, Works & Process Artists (WPA) Virtual Commissions was created to financially support artists and nurture their creative process during the pandemic. To forge a path for artists to safely gather, create, and perform during the pandemic, in summer 2020, Works & Process pioneered and produced a series of bubble residencies that will continue into 2021.

Andrea Hammer
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Andrea Karen Hammer is the founder, director and owner of Artsphoria Publishing, Media Group & Shop (https://www.artsphoria.org): Artsphoria International Magazine (https://www.artsphoria.com); Artsphoria Movie Reviews & Film Forum (https://www.artsphoria.us); Artsphoria: Arts, Business & Technology Center (https://www.artsphoria.biz); Artsphoria Event Advertising & Reporting (https://www.artsphoria.info); Artsphoria: Food for the Soul (https://artsphoria.live); Artsphoria Animation & Imagination World (https://www.artsphoria.net) and Artsphoria Shop (https://www.artsphoriashop.com). She is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer who has published articles in international publications.

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