Performances

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upcoming performances

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recent / past performances

Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival 2022
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Deming Theater
Saturday, July 9th @ 8 pm – excerpt of Where Shall I Send My Joys?

Presented  by the CUNY Dance Initiative and
the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
Fly-by-Night Dance Theater in the World Premiere of

Where Shall I Send My Joys?

Performances with Aerial-Dance & Live Music

Friday, April 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
524 West 59th Street between 10th & 11th Ave, NYC NY 10019

Join us for the premiere of our latest work featuring dancers Maia Ramnath, Cecilia Fontanesi, and Artistic Director Julie Ludwick. The project explores the loss and grief experienced in our pandemic era and how it can be balanced by cultivating and sharing the joys of everyday life. More info on how the project began can be seen HERE

Live Music by Composer Paul Uhry Newman

Cinematography by Cristobal Vivar

Dramaturgy by James Bosley

Costumes by Jane Catherine Shaw

Lighting Design by Miriam Cro

FUNDING

The Joy Project was developed with the support of a 2021-22 CUNY Dance Initiative Residency at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College. Additional funding provided by the John Jay College Student Activities Association, Inc.

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works-in-process showing of
Where Shall I Send My Joys?

Get a preview of new material and our creative process                                             at our informal studio sharing

Saturday, October 30th
at 5:30 pm
Soundance Studio
281 N. 7th Street, 2nd Flr
Brooklyn, NY 11211

this event is free                                                                                                        Seating is limited to 20 people
All attendees must RSVP to: flybynightdance@gmail.com

What is this dance all about? Read about it on our blog HERE

Julie Ludwick was one of 500 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artists Corps Grants program, presented byThe New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre. Work on The Joy Project started with this support.

 

Fly-by-Night’s Anniversary Season

Return to Form

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 @ 8 pm
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 @ 7 pm

5 Angels Theater, 789 Tenth Avenue, NYC @ 52nd Street

Return To Form was made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York State Council on the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council

Airborne Festival – Honoring the Legacy of Robert Davidson

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 2:30 PM

Manhattan Movement Arts Center
248 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

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Robert Davidson introduced expressive Aerial Dance to hundreds of artists in his lifetime. Fly-by-Night will honor his legacy by featuring performances by Guest Aerial Artists from around the country who were deeply influenced by Robert Davidson.

These artists include:

  • Jayne Bernasconi
  • Nathan Dryden
  • Melissa Noble
  • Nancy Smith, Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance
  • Eileen Little & Dan Loeser / Fight or Flight Theater
  • Anne Bunker / O-T-O Dance

As well as:

  • Fly-by-Night dancers Janet Aisawa, Martin Borromeo, Elise Knudson, Julie Ludwick
  • Live Music by Paul Uhry Newman
  • Films of Robert Davidson’s Dancing

AIRBORNE FESTIVAL – Honoring the Legacy of Robert Davidson was made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York State Council on the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council

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otherwiseflyer

Fly-by-Night Dance in Residence
Coastal Carolina University

Somatics Conference Presentation
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Somatic Conference Presentation / Performance
Williams College

Passges premiere
Manhattan Movement Arts Center

NYC Aerial Dance Festival
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center and
Manhattan Movement Arts Center

Aerial Opera “Apollo & Dafne”
Manhattan Movement Arts Center

2010 NYC Aerial Dance Festival
Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium/The JCC Manhattan

10th Anniversary Performance
Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium/The JCC Manhattan

2009 NYC Aerial Dance Festival
Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium/The JCC Manhattan

The Amelia Project/Phase II
The Flea Theater, Manhattan

Fly-by-Night Dance in Residence
Salem College