Larry Keigwin, one of my favorite choreographers, will stage a show for fashion week, which is held this year at Lincoln Center. It’s called Fashion’s Night Out: The Show, and will be held at Lincoln Center on September 7th. Click below to read the whole press release.
New York, September 2, 2010 – Choreographer Larry Keigwin will stage the largest public fashion show in New York City history on September 7. “Fashion’s Night Out: The Show,” produced by Vogue and SPEC Entertainment, will feature over 150 of the industry’s top models, and give over 1,500 guests a look at Vogue’s key trends for the fall. The show will be accessible to fashionistas around the world via live webcast ON CBS.COM/FNO beginning at 7:30 pm, hosted by Vogue Editor at Large, André Leon Talley and model/blogger Hanneli Mustaparta. See Keigwin’s work on Sept. 7 at 7:30 pm by clicking here: http://www.cbs.com/specials/fashions_night_out/webcast/
Larry Keigwin is artistic director of KEIGWIN + COMPANY, founded in 2003 to create and share provocative, witty and engaging dances. Keigwin was recently named the Vail International Dance Festival’s first artist in residence, and this past summer created and premiered a new work with four of ballet’s most prominent stars. The company will perform Keigwin’s Megalopolis on October 6 and 7 at New York City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival, and will present a world premiere full-evening work at The Joyce Theatre, March 8th – 13th 2011.
In addition to his work with K+C, recent commissions include Works & Process at the Guggenheim, The Juilliard School, The New York City Ballet’s Choreographic Institute and The Martha Graham Dance Company, among many others. He has created 16 dances, including the large-scale choreographic event Bolero and recent acclaimed works such as Runaway (2008), the site-specific Sidewalk (2009) and Bird Watching (2010). In 2004, Dance Magazine named Keigwin in their annual list of “25 To Watch.” Keigwin’s other choreographic credits include work with the pop band Fischerspooner, comedian Murray Hill, and as an associate choreographer for both The Radio City Rockettes and the Off-Broadway musical The Wild Party. Keigwin has also created Keigwin Kabaret, a fusion of modern dance, vaudeville, and burlesque presented by the Public Theater at Joe’s Pub and by Symphony Space. He is a co-founder of the Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, a multi-disciplinary festival designed to increase cultural opportunities in the region, as well as provide creative residencies to young, emerging choreographers.
The event will be held at Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza, located on Columbus Avenue between 62nd and 65th Streets. For more information on Fashion’s Night Out, visit www.fashionsnightout.com For more information on KEIGWIN + COMPANY, visit http://www.keigwinandcompany.com