Mike Esperanza, Artistic Director of BARE Dance Company, premiers his new work for the company, WALLPAPER, at the Theater at the 14th St Y December 4-6, 2015 at 8pm. WALLPAPER is an immersive choreographic work that honors the foundations we create with the energy, scratches, scents and sounds experienced as we live in our homes.
“I want the audience to feel like they are having flashbacks to their own memories and experiences from home,” says Choreographer, Mike Esperanza. “With the immersive, gallery-like performance each audience member will get to have his or her own unique visual experience.”
Esperanza will make use of the Y’s flexible black box space to create an abstracted model home-like environment with set pieces and a special light installation for audience members to take a walkthrough tour during performances. Fourteen dancers will create a series of vignettes and abstracted moments for audiences to move through. BARE’s performances will showcase their signature style of urban athletic contemporary technique blended in a theatrical setting.