Director: Richard Move
Country: USA
TRT: 14'05"

"Challenging the prevalent societal precepts about the nature of beauty, the dancer and the dance, this powerful film also makes visible an often invisible demographic, as it captures the creative process, performance and public response to the theatrical dance work "The GIMP Project" by Heidi Latsky Dance." - Dance on Camera Festival

2014 Dance on Camera Festival
Sunday, February 2 at 3:30PM
Additional screening - Monday, February 3 at 8:30PM

Dance on Camera Festival is co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association.

Directed and Produced by Richard Move
Cinematography by Matt Bockelman
Additional Cinematography by Richard Move, Marcus Ricci and Jason Bahling
Sound / Boom Operation by Marcus Ricci
Editing by Zave Martohardjono
Co-Produced by Donna Rubin
Very Special Thanks to Daryl Roth

Additional special thanks to the cast, Carlos Arias, Andrew Keegan, Linda Lewett, Ron Napal,the JCC in Manhattan, Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre of Show Of Force.

GIMP- THE DOCUMENTARY chronicles the creation and premiere of "IF" and rehearsals of the second cast of "GIMP." Both works are part of The GIMP Project by Heidi Latsky Dance.

Conceived, Choreographed and Directed by Heidi Latsky
Co-directed by Paola Styron
Lighting design by Kathy Kaufman
Original Music by Chris Brierley, Randall Woolf and Stan Strickland
Costumes by Carlos Arias
Performed by: Stephanie Busia, Meredith Fages, Jeffrey Freeze, Ambar Gonzalez, David Harrell, Terrence Hewitt, Jillian Leigh Hollis, Elfie Knecht, Heidi Latsky, David Linton, Simi Linton, Claude Louissaint, Eve Packer, Suleiman Rifai, Jenny Rocha, Robert Simpson, Thomas Vallette, Gregory Youdan, Jr.

IF was created during a residency at the JCC in Manhattan that was made possible with generous funding from the Stanley H. and Rita J. Kaplan Fund of UJA-Federation and the efforts of Anita Altman, Karen Sander, Dava Schub and Joy Levitt of the JCC. This program was supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Conceived, Choreographed and Directed by Heidi Latsky
Lighting design by Gregory Bain
Original Music by Marty Beller, Chris Brierley, Frank Ponzio, Sxip Shirey, Luxxury, Randall Woolf and Stan Strickland
Additional Music: Pergolesi and Handel
Special thanks to Renée Fleming and Decca for the use of her recording of “Ombra ma fù”
Special thanks to Cyndi Lauper for the use of her recording of “La Vie En Rose”
Costumes by Carlos Arias

GIMP Performed by: Meredith Fages, David Harrell, Jillian Leigh Hollis, Toby MacNutt, Akemi Nishida, Gregory Youdan, Jr. Coached by original GIMP cast members: Jeffrey Freeze and Lawrence Carter-Long.

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