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Special Screening of “Restless Creature”

Documentary | 2017 | 91 minutes | Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger

This film will be shown indoors in the theater. Post-Screening Q&A with the film’s subject, former NYC Ballet Principal Dancer, Wendy Whelan and Director Adam Schlesinger.

In 1984, Wendy Whelan joined the New York City Ballet as an apprentice; by 1991, she had been promoted to Principal Dancer. She quickly became a revered and beloved figure throughout the dance world. Wrote Roslyn Sulcas, “her sinewy physicality, her kinetic clarity, and her dramatic, otherworldly intensity have created a quite distinct and unusual identity.” Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger’s film follows this extraordinary artist throughout a passage of life that all dancers must face, when she must confront the limitations of her own body and adapt to a different relationship with the art form she loves so madly.

An NYFF54 selection. An Abramorama release.

 

Photo: Paul Kolnick

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

Group Singing Class with Valerie diLorenzo

Friday Sep 22 - Friday Oct 20

This special workshop is for singers, both experienced and aspiring, who want to broaden their singing experience and find and develop the real singer within.

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ODD BEAUTY: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk

Saturday Sep 23 - Sunday Nov 12

This exhibition will present works from the most notable Steampunk artists and designers in the field with paintings, fashion, sculpture, devices, and contraptions extraordinaire.