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PAST EVENTS

Alchemy

BOSTON UNIVERSITY DANCE THEATER

SEPTEMBER 26TH, 7:00PM

"Solemn Moment" was originally choreographed in 2006 and presented by World Music/CRASHARTS for Dance Straight Up! The piece was inspired by a photograph taken in the 1980's of an amateur performance troupe from an obscure region of foreign country. The dancers enact choreography and song; perhaps they are rehearsing, perhaps they are performing, or perhaps they are fantasizing. The work is an invitation to glance inside their world.

"Salute" premiered in 2015 in a Pentacle presents The Gallery and is a dance for 3 women in colorful, sequined jumpsuits. As the dancers journey through Beethoven's Concert No. 5 in E Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, they take timeout to communicate non-verbally with the audience through gestures. This gesticulation was created by each dancer filming themselves talking, by themselves, for five minutes then learning their physical accompaniment.

And "Madame Sherry" (2012) by David Parker of David Parker & The Bang Group. A solo created for Lorraine for LCTC's 10th Anniversary Showcase. The solo embodies a cinematic intersection where hopes and dreams both aspiring, and retired, reverentially meet.

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Lorraine choreographed and performed a new solo, “Pockets”
for the Southern Vermont Dance Festival
in the Saturday July 18th Evening Gala
at the Colonial Theatre in Keene, NH


and danced “Madame Sherry”, choreographed by David Parker, at the
Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
with David Parker & The Bang Group
for their matinee there on July 25th

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Pentacle Presents. . .

The Gallery Boston (April 24-25, 2015)

held at the Green Street Studios
Cambridge, MA, May 14, 2015, we performed:

Salute

and

Fall Further 3 (October 13, 2014)

held at the Citigroup Theater at the Alvin Ailey Studios, NYC, we performed:

Eight Scenes


photo by Steve Wollkind

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Boston Dance Alliance 2015 Gala

held at The Sanctuary Theatre May 14, 2015 honoring Thelma Goldberg


Photo of Lorraine performing Step Right Up with Peter DiMuro by Liza Voll

 

 

 

Southern Vermont Dance Festival

We performed SATURDAY, July 19, at Keene State College as part of the Southern Vermont Dance Festival, 2014!!

Saturday Evening Gala

July 19, 2014 at 8:00pm
Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College

Choreography by: 

  • Bill T. Jones, (A solo performed by Catherine Cabeen of Bill T. Jones work: "Floating The Tongue")
  • Chaos Theory Dance, Billbob Brown (Director of Dance at Umass Amherst, Chair of Mass Dance Festival
  • Donlin Foreman (principle with Martha Graham company (1977-1996), co-founder Buglisi/Foreman Dance)
  • Impulse Dance Company, Adrienne Hawkins (World Renowned Jazz Artist)
  • IBIT Dance Company, Brenda Lynn Siegel (preview of childhood cancer awareness project set to premier in fall)
  • LCTC The Company, Lorraine Chapman (Boston Conservatory, Director of Green St. Studios in Boston)
  • Leslie Frye-Maietta
  • Ryan P. Casey ( praised by The Boston Globe for his "rocketing rhythms and stylish moves")
  • Thomas/Ortiz Dance Company, Ted Thomas (Formerly with Paul Taylor Dance Company)
  • Sharp Dance Company

Head Over Heels
A new dance cabaret by David Parker & The Bang Group!

AT THE OBERON
FRIDAYS March 14, 21 and 28 at 8pm

David Parker BANG Group
In a 21st-century version of elegant supper club shows of yore, they're singing and tapping out a set of romances between 3 men and a woman. It's sort of "Jules et Jim" in tap shoes. The songs range from Burt Bachrach and Frank Loesser to Rossini and Tchaikovsky to 4-part-tap counterpoint from a score by Steve Reich and there is a plenitude of deluxe dancing by The Bang Group. You will be forever grateful that you saw it.

"It's a kind of queer Bob, Carol, Ted and Alice with tap dancing, but then, isn't everything?" DP

Directions and TICKETS HERE!     
$10 to 20


SPECIAL NOTE...
March 28th at 8:00 features The Bang Group with Lorraine Chapman, Kelli Edwards and Nicole Pierce in new work commissioned by The Bang Group and DanceNow/Boston a new initiative of David Parker in partnership with DanceNow/NYC.

PENTACLE presents THE GALLERY

April 2-3, 2014

dixon place
161A Chrystie Street
NYC, NY 10002

The Gallery at Pentacle is an eclectic group of vibrant and talented dance makers, some of whom may be unfamiliar to you.  We are excited to represent them in the national performing arts marketplace helping them establish rewarding connections with presenters and communities. From solo performance to culturally specific  dance-theatre to multidisciplinary and traditional modern dance companies The Gallery encompasses a diverse range of engaging dance artists. There is much to be discovered.

WINTERWORKS

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Boston Conservatory Theater
Formerly known as Spring Works, this program features new works created by Dance Division students, as well as a premiere by local choreographer and Boston Conservatory faculty member Lorraine Chapman. Also featuring a work by 2013 alumna Margot Gelber, the inaugural presentation of The Boston Conservatory Dance Division's Alumni Commissioning Project.

$15 - General Admission
$10 - Student/Senior/Alumni/WGBH

complete info here! - http://www.bostonconservatory.edu/event/winterworks

Fall Further II – Pentacle’s Gallery Artist Showcase

Ailey Citigroup Theater
September 24th, 2013, 8pm

The Gallery at Pentacle is an eclectic group of vibrant and talented dance makers, some of whom may be unfamiliar to you.  We are excited to represent them in the national performing arts marketplace helping them establish rewarding connections with presenters and communities. From solo performance to culturally specific  dance-theatre to multidisciplinary and traditional modern dance companies The Gallery encompasses a diverse range of engaging dance artists. There is much to be discovered.

Southern Vermont Dance Festival 2013

The Southern Vermont Dance Festival promises to be a exciting four days of dance classes, lectures and performances hosted in the one and only Brattleboro, VT. The festival attendees will have their choice of several performances to attend each evening as well as a choice of many different classes to choose from each day including Ballet for all levels and Improvisation with Lorraine Chapman. There will be many amazing opportunities offered to the professional dancer, dance student, and dance enthusiast.

July 18 - 21, 2013 Brattleboro, VT

 

Cape Dance Festival

The newly formed Cape Dance Festival, Cape Cod's first professional dance festival, presents one evening of dance at the Province Lands Outdoor Amphitheater in Provincetown, MA. The program will include some of the highest-caliber American choreographers, dancers and dance companies. Artists confirmed for this year's festival include Paul Taylor Dance Company, Project Moves Dance Company, CorbinDances, Lady Luck Burlesque, Lorraine Chapman the Company and Yesid Lopez.

July 27, 2013 6PM

 

6-degrees of separation

Six Degrees of Separation: Forces

An evening of contemporary dance by 6 choreographers from Boston and NYC, separated from each other by one degree. Works by Six Degrees Dance, Catie Cuan, Inclined Dance Project, Angie Moon Dance Theatre, KAIROS Dance Theatre and Lorraine Chapman the Company

June 29th 8pm and June 30th 2pm
Speyer Hall at University Settlement
184 Eldridge St. New York, NY
Tickets: $20/$15 students and seniors

LCTC Celebrates 10 years!!

LCTC's 10th Anniversary Showcase!!

Green Street Studios
November 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 8pm
November 4 and 11 at 4pm

Vermont State Dance Festival

November 17th, 2012

Boston University Dance Showcase

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Third Life Performance photo

Improvisation Workshop: Embodiment and Presence

Saturday, September 22, at 2:30-5:30pm
Boston University FitRec Center
915 Commonwealth Avenue.
Boston, MA 02215

LCTC will lead a workshop that explores improvisational techniques and tools for body and voice, emotion and image. The workshop will include exercises designed by influential Polish theater director Jerzy Grotowski to help develop the performer’s “internal key to an external door”. LCTC’s Boston Center for the Arts Dance Residency 2011 implemented a selection of Grotowski’s physical warm-ups for actors to create Safe Space which The Boston Globe described as “vividly memorable” and “powerfully visceral”. Participants will be encouraged to enter a state of being that is not dancing or acting, but somewhere in between. Both dancers and actors, professional and preprofessional are encouraged to participate.

 

Safe Space
Presented by Nathan Andary

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Movement At The Mills

June 30th, 2010 @ the Boston Center for the Arts

Movement at the Mills is an exhibition of dance by local and national choreographers and companies. Performance occurs on three stages throughout the evening. Audience members are invited to walk through the gallery and observe various styles of dance as artwork. This free-form program is an exciting, non-traditional way to experience dance.

The Mills Gallery is dedicated to presenting contemporary works by emerging and established artists and curators. The Mills presents 6 exhibitions per season in its space. Through its public program series, the BCA provides multiple opportunities to engage with the exhibits, the artists, and the artwork.

 

Dance for World Community


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Across The Ages Dance Project

June 1st-3rd, 2012 @ the Green Street Studios, Cambridge, MA

Across The Ages Dance Project had their second annual concert on June 1st-3rd, 2012 at Green Street Studios in Cambridge MA. Across The Ages is being produced by dancers Eliza Mallouk and Marcie Milter. This concert emphasized an intergenerational ensemble of dancers and featured five unique choreographers. Visit Across The Ages on Facebook. Watch Across The Ages Dance Project Documentary Excerpts.

April 27th at Curry College

The Dept of Fine & Applied Arts at Curry College has a new lunch time performance series that is free and open to the public. On April 27th at 12:30pm Lorraine Chapman The Company (LCTC) performed a 20 min performance followed by a Q&A with the artists.

FREE!

1071 Blue Hill Avenue
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 333-0500

GREEN STREET STUDIOS' 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Green Street Studios Gala 2012

May 12th 2012, 8pm at Green Street Studios

20 years of work,
20+ types of dance,
200+ artists,
2,000+ performances,
$20,000 to keep this alive

Green Street Studios is celebrating its 20 year anniversary with an unique and unforgettable Gala on Saturday, May 12th, 8pm, at 185 Green St., Cambridge, MA 02139.


Tickets are $100 (Special Guest), $50 (Gala and Reception), and $25 (Gala).


An amazing list of important choreographers and dancers will be performing such as

Lorraine Chapman The Company,
Sean Fielder/Boston Tap Company,
Philip Hamilton with special guest Jessie Stinnett,
Nicole Pierce/Ego Art Inc.,
Contrapose,
David Parker /The Bang Group,
Marcus Schulkind

among others.

In honor of its 20 years, there will be a special tribute to Green Street Studios founders,

Marcus Schulkind, Cheri Opperman, Ruth Birnberg, Paula Josa-Jones and Pam White.

The Gala will conclude with a reception and a party with additional small format performances.
In conjunction with this historical Gala, an online Fundraiser was launched this month, where people can donate to support Green Street Studios and in this way help one of most important and iconic dance venues on the East Coast.
For reservations, donations, and additional information see greenstreetstudios.org

Hope to see you there!
Green Street Studios
185 Green Street,
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Spring Works

The Boston Conservatory presents:

Spring Works

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 8:00pm
Location: 
The Boston Conservatory Theater
8 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02215
Price: FREE
Includes original choreography by students of the Dance Division and new works by choreographers Lorraine Chapman and Anna Myer. Mary Wolff and Cathy Young, co-producers.

 

 

 

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Safe Space at the BCA, June 2-4, 2011

Safe Space by LCTC/lorraine chapman the company inc.
Boston Center for the Arts Dance Residency Showcase

June 3rd, 2011 at 8:00
June 4th, 2011 at 3:00 & 8:00
Calderwood Pavilion, 2nd floor, 527 Tremont Street, Boston 02116

Tickets: $15 General Admission
Box Office: 617-933-8600 or www.bostontheatrescene.com

Boston Center for the Arts’ Dance Residency artist LCTC / lorraine chapman the company inc’s new work Safe Space, is inspired by Stephen Wangh’s book An Acrobat of the Heart, a physical approach to acting inspired by the work of Jerzy Grotowski. The evening-length dance/theatre piece Safe Space will implement techniques designed by Jerzy Grotowski that develop the connection between the performer’s inner being and expressive body. Performers will share with the audience, a state that is not dancing or acting, but somewhere in between.

For more information on the BCA’s Dance Events this Season - www.bcaonline.org

 

 

May 30 2011, Green Street Studios, Cambridge MA, FUNDRAISER!

 

 

Sunday November

 

Massachusetts Dance Festival

August 21-22, 2010
Boston Ballet, Boston, MA

August 28-29, 2010
Umass Amherst Fine Arts Center , Boston, MA

 

Informal Showing

Sneak peek of LCTC's newest work "Displaced Persons"
before its NYC premiere, featuring video by Nicole Piece and performances
by Emily Beattie, Ruth Bronwen, Sunny Hitt and Cat Murcek!

6:00PM Sunday, November 1, 2009, at Green Street Studios

"Displaced Persons" - Soaking Wet Festival presented by David Parker


Flyer

"The Disappearing Woman", a Media/Movement Collaboration at the Institute of Contemporary Arts/Boston

Summer Stages Dance, Saturday, July 11, 2009.
Berkshire Fringe festival July 30-August 3, 2009
The Yard on August 22, 2009.

Read the Boston Globe's glowing review, July 13, 2009 (pdf, 3.6mb).

"Physical Intelligences"

Friday May 29-Monday June 1, 2009
Flynn Center Performing Arts, Burlington, Vermont

Live for $5

July 30, 2008
Stonington Opera House, Stonington, ME

Yard Stars Return

August 1-2, 2008
Chilmark, MAM

Inside/Out

August 7, 2008
Jacob's Pillow Dance, Becket, MA

Yes, Virginia - Dance

September 13, 2008
Richmond, VA