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to see three new dance works, commissioned by Celebrate Brooklyn,
which have been choreographed and will be performed by David
Neumann and NicholasLeichterDance on Aug. 2.
According to Celebrate Brooklyn co-producer Rachel Charnoff,
"Each of them had admired each other’s work - they both
teach at NYU - so they agreed to do a duet.
"They are very physical dancers, two great, handsome, but
very different, dancers working on [a] duet," said Charnoff.
"David Neumann had done a piece with Laurie Anderson; he’s
very collaborative and up and coming. He crosses that boundary
between acting and performance." Neumann (pictured) will
perform "Appropriate Behaviors" (1997) and "Deep
"Nick is a very sexy choreographer who works a lot with
very contemporary, stylish music," she said. Leichter will
perform "Bliss" (2002) and the world premiere of "Never
End Part 2."
As choreographers-in-residence, Neumann and Leichter will also
host a lecture-demonstration at the Prospect Park Picnic House
(enter the park at Fifth Street and Prospect Park West) on July
31 at 7:30 pm to share the techniques used in creating their
The Aug. 2 performance will be at 7:30 pm at the Prospect Park
Band Shell (Prospect Park West and Ninth Street). Admission is
$3. For more information, call (718) 855-7882 ext. 45, or visit
the Web site at www.celebratebrooklyn.org.
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010