Choreography by Rebecca Lazier in collaboration with the dancers
Music: Frederic Rzewski, Coming Together and Attica (Coming Together Part 2) 1971
Performed by: Newspeak
Part I – Coming Together
Part II – Silence
Part III – Attica
Dancers: Asli Bulbul, Pierre Guilbault, Jennifer Lafferty, Rashaun Mitchell, Christopher Ralph and Silas Riener
Music performed by Newspeak: Mellissa Hughes, voice; James Johnston, keyboard; Taylor Levine, guitar; David T. Little, drums; Eileen Mack, clarinets; Peter Wise, percussion; and special guests: Robert Burkhart, cello and Patti Kilroy, violin.
Lighting design: Davison Scandrett
Costume design: Mary Jo Mecca
Coming Together/Attica was developed with support from the Movement Research Artist Residency Project and funded in part by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund, the Canada Council for the Arts, Live Art Dance Productions and Scotia Festival of Music. These performances are made possible by grants from the Puffin Foundation, the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc., New Music USA’s 2013 Live Music for Dance Program and Princeton University’s Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts, Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Program in Dance.