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Mr. David Parker R.

Dance Composition Teacher

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Inc

HQ Phone: (212) 405-9000

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Inc

405 W. 55Th Street

New York, New York 10019

United States

Company Description

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and The Ailey Extension. AADF's mission is to further ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Dance Composition Teacher
Barnard College

Dance Composition Teacher
The Juilliard School

Dance Composition Teacher
Hunter College

Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
U.S. Xpress Enterprises , Inc.


Board Member
The Field

Principal Member
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

Artistic Director
The Bang Group

Charles H. Revson Fellow
Columbia University


Bard College

Bard College

modern dance
Bard College

nonfiction filmmaking
Columbia University


University of Alabama


University of Wisconsin

Web References (199 Total References)

10 HAIRY LEGS - Collaborators

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David Parker DAVID PARKER is a 2013 Guggenheim fellow for choreography. In 1995 Parker founded The Bang Group, a company devoted to his love of rhythmic form and the humor and connection it brings to artists and audiences alike. TBG has toured extensively though the U.S. and Europe. In addition to his work with The Bang Group, he has created over 30 commissioned works for dance companies, universities, festivals and soloists both here and abroad. He has won awards for his work in The Netherlands, Germany and Monaco and has won community awards from Dancers Responding to AIDS, Dance Theater Workshop and The Gibney Dance Center. His notorious Velcro duet was given a New York Dance and Performance Award for Design in 2002. Mr. Parker teaches dance composition at The Juilliard School, Barnard College, Hunter College and The Alvin Ailey School and was visiting professor at Princeton University and SUNY Purchase. He writes regularly about dance for Dance Magazine and The Brooklyn Rail and has served as an artist/curator for Danspace Project's Platform Series (Rhythm and Humor), Gotham Arts Focus Dance, 92nd Street Y's Fridays at Noon and, for the past three seasons, at The Yard's annual Tap the Yard Festival on Martha's Vineyard. www.thebanggroup.com.

10 HAIRY LEGS - Repertory

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Choreography: David Parker

Choreography: David Parker
10 Hairy Legs is the only company aside from Parker's The Bang Group authorized to perform this work. "David Parker knows something about romantic love, roustabout physical comedy and the pleasure of plain body shapes and patterns" - Jennifer Dunning - The New York Times.
Parker reimagined this work for 10 Hairy Legs, adding new sections.
Choreography: David Parker
Once you've seen what New York choreographer David Parker does with Velcro, you'll never look at the hook-and-loop fabric fastener again in quite the same way. The dancers come literally unglued as they negotiate the perilous and hysterical results of wearing neck to toe velcro suits. Among the many surprising elements is the use of the velcro suits to produce a ripping percussive score. Winner: 2002 Bessie Award for Design. "Choreographer David Parker has rhythm in his bones and his heart on his sleeve. - Thea Singer, The Boston Globe.

Newsletter | Rebecca Stenn Company

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David Parker - Artistic Director, The Bang Group

10 HAIRY LEGS - About

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Our Artistic Collaborators are choreographers Julie Bour, Sean Curran, David Dorfman, Dan Froot, Doug Elkins, Heidi Latsky, Cleo Mack, Tiffany Mills, David Parker, Stephen Petronio, Claire Porter, Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, and Manuel Vignoulle; musicians Tigger Benford, Sarah Biber, Jane Chung, Kyle Olson, Robert Maggio, and Kyle Olson; and designers Abraham Cruz, Oana Botez, Cindy Capraro, Benjamin Heller, John Lasiter, Mary Kokie McNaugher, Lauren Parrish, Amanda Ringger, and Olivier Theyskens.

For the second week of 92nd ...

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For the second week of 92nd Street Y's Harkness Dance Festival, The Bang Group founder David Parker and his company performs four dances from his new initiative, Tap Lab, which features contemporary dancers with roots in tap creating up-to-the-minute rhythm dance. Find out more here

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