The Natasa Trifan Performance Group
"Exit the Chess Game"
Natasa Trifan photo Paul B. Goode
at the Flea Theater part of Dance Conversations season
(15 min) an excerpt from a new work
The Flea Theater is located in Tribeca at 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church Streets)—accessible from the A/C/E, N/R/Q, 6, J/M/Z to Canal Street or the 1 to Franklin Street.
March 11 @ 7pm - FREE SHOW !
Concept: "Exist the chess game" is a show by the international choreographer Natasa Trifan, consists of a large scale chess board and a few chess pieces, in which she explores notions of oppression and freedom. Once the characters are escaping the grand master's mind they are seeking a new sense of identity.
Choreography: Natasa Trifan
Dancers: Natasa Trifan, Jenny Efremova, Nicholas Ruiz
Music: Sofia Gubaidulina, Viola Concerto
Costumes: Natasa Trifan
Set Design: Andriy Boychuk
Natasa Trifan Performance Group [NTPG] was founded in 1999 by Natasa Trifan to create and explore innovative conceptual performances and to enhance the audience's experiences through socially thought-provoking themes and participatory productions.
The performance group performed in New York at venues including the Citicorp Theater at Alvin Ailey Studios Joan Weill Center for Dance part of International Dance Festival, the Dance Theater Workshop, the Harlem Stage, the HERE Theater, the Dance New Amsterdam, the Flea Theater, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center, the Theater for The New City, F:T:H: festival and at the Merce Cunningham Studio.
Currently the dance company performed at La MaMa Theater NYC and Joyce Soho.
Internationally the company was presented in Romania, Germany, England, Portugal, Chile and Russia.
For more information about our company click on About Us
"Natasa Trifan’s assured, suggestive choreography of Salome..."
The New York Times, July 15, review by Andy Webster
“intriguing video of Ms. Trifan’s tightly curled form" Claudia La Rocco, New York Times
"the choreography is like a refined process to deconstruct the space...”
redactor ELLE magazine, Romania
"... sharp, spare choreography."
"...clever duet for two man, with aggressive, angular movements." Lisa Sagolla, BackStage NYC
News Letter 2011
Aclaimed Teacher and choreographer joins the Ballet Center Staff
Wed 4.30 - 5.30children/modern
5.30 to 6.30 children/modern
6.30 to 7.30 teen/modern
8 to 9 ballet advanced
Where: The Ballet Center
1863 Pond Road
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Call - 631-737-1964
52 per month
Thursdays at Fancy Feet Dance Studio
4pm ballet level 5
5pm ballet intermediate
6.30 ballet level 6
8.00 ballet advanced
Tuition is $64.00 per month for 1 class a week.
Discounts available for 3 or more classes.
Crosby Avenue Location
1628 Crosby Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
Currently we are rehearsing on this new productions:
Our creative team is developing a contemporary ballet based on Rimiski Korsakov's music of Scherezade. This multimedia project is inspired by the Arabian Nights stories.
For this project we have the outstanding and captivating ballet dancer Anna Liceica, former soloist of The American Ballet Theater. Anna Liceica is dancing the main leader Scherezade.
Natasa Trifan is playing and dancing the role of James Dean in a play entitled "Cars/AutomoTive" by East River Commedia, directed by Paul Bargetto. Dates TBA
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