What is failure, and how do we deal with it – as individuals, and as communities? In the new installation/performance FAILURE, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson uses the language of dance and sculptural design to probe the national consciousness in the aftermath of 2016 Presidential election. Peterson zeroes in on the overwhelming pressure to compete, which is at the heart of the American way of life. Is a small defeat less devastating than a colossal mistake? What is the real outcome of the “winner takes all?”
Tickets are available on “pay what you can” basis and can be obtained online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/failure-by-laura-peterson-choreography-tickets-32996413160 or at the door.
Thursday, June 29, 8:00PM
Friday, June 30, 8:00PM
Saturday, July 1, 8:00PM
At Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012)
Running time: 90 minutes
Conceived, directed and choreographed by Laura Peterson
Performed by Jennifer Sydor, Darrin Wright, Jo-anne Lee, and Laura Peterson
Production Design by Laura Peterson
Set created in collaboration with Jon Pope.