"stylishly sexy" — The New Yorker “I’d settle for more choreographers as hip as Laura Peterson” — danceviewtimes (New York, NY) - Dance New Amsterdam (DNA) is pleased to present Laura Peterson Choreography in the premiere of Electrolux, choreographed by DNA Artist in Residence Laura Peterson to music by Led Zeppelin. Performances are Thursday–Saturday, March 27–29 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m. in the theater@DNA located at 280 Broadway (entrance at 53 Chambers St.). An opening reception will precede the performance on Thursday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Imagine the kind of luxurious carpet that retains the marks of a vacuum cleaner. Every step destroys its plush perfection. Performed by Kathryn Harris, Kate Martel, Christopher Hutchings and Laura Peterson with costumes by Charles Youssef, Electrolux is about environment, texture, garbage -- and carpet. Laura Peterson is a NYC-based dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director of Laura Peterson Choreography. She received a 2007 Mondo Cane! Dixon Place Commission. Her dances have been presented throughout NYC, other US cities and produced internationally in Argentina and Germany. Her work has been performed at Lincoln Center Out-of Doors and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and commissioned by DROP Dance in Boise, Hartford Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. In 2004 LPC was a guest performing company at NYU’s Tisch Summer Dance Program. Her performance credits include Julie Taymor’s film, Across The Universe, choreographed by Daniel Ezralow. She has performed the work of Mark Morris at Radio City Music Hall, and has danced with Risa Jaraslow & Dancers, Poppo & the GoGo Boys (NYC), Paule Turner’s c o u r t (Phila), Group Motion Dance Co (Phila), and Asimina Chremos (Chicago). Laura Peterson holds an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School and a BFA from University of the Arts. She has taught at Western Connecticut State University, Rowan University and has been a guest teacher at Hunter College.
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