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Chris Ferris & Dancers is known for its fearless action, physical indulgence, and elegant design. Perfect Tension, our newest full evening work, pulls you into the exhilarating world of stress. Perfect Tension was presented in November, 2014 at the Martha Graham Studio Theater NYC after premiering at FLICfest at the Irondale Theater, Brooklyn NY in January, 2014. In New York City Chris Ferris & Dancers has presented Urban Pastoral an outdoor, sight specific dance improvisation with sculptural lights by Warren Kloner and live music at Squibb Park/Bridge, The High Line, the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and in Central Park at several locations. Urban Pastoral will be presented at Socrates Sculpture Park on June 24 at 8:30. Circuitous Body, a full evening collaboration with composer Loren Dempster, was presented in April 2012 by Roulette, Brooklyn NY. Circuitous Body was then presented by Green Space in Long Island City, NY with partial support by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation Late-Stage Production Stipend in Nov. 2012. Our 2011 concert, Continental Drift, was presented at CPR– Center for Performance Research. Proximity Of Clouds (2010 full evening work), premiered at Joyce SoHo NYC; incorporating sculptures by Warren Kloner that hang, swing, slash, glow, and illuminate creating ethereal forms, a forest of moving architecture, and corporeal presences. The company has presented 3 season concerts in New York at the Merce Cunningham Studio Theater. This is dance created for the love of physicality and its expression. We are determined to give you more action than you have seen all day and make you acutely aware of its existence in your day to day life. For more information:

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  1. Balance Arts Center
  2. Company SoGoNo
  3. The Dance Enthusiast
  4. Flo Ankah
  5. Hannah Seidel
  7. Haley Hauglum
  8. Catherine Pavlov
  9. Carmen Nicole Smith
  10. Hannah Seidel
  11. Zvi Gotheiner
  12. Carolyn Ferris Campeaux
  13. New Dance Alliance
  14. Liz Childs
  15. Tom Swafford
  16. Melissa Brading
  17. Katie Aggen
  18. Kristen Mangione