The Christopher Caines Dance Company will present a new version of ARIAS, an evening-length work about romances fulfilled, lost, longed-for, and recalled, on January 26, 28, and 29 at 8:00 p.m. at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street, New York City.
The piece, with choreography and performance by Caines, features dancers Rika Burnham, Frank Dellapolla, Mark Mindek, Katie Moorhead, Leigh Schanfein, Keelin Ryan, and Christian Serrano-Godén, with guest artists Elisa Toro Franky (New Jersey Ballet), Sean Stewart (American Ballet Theatre), and Michelle Vargo (Metropolitan Opera Ballet). The intimate two-act suite celebrating four centuries of song also features pianist Marija Ilić and mezzo-soprano Silvie Jensen.
The performances will be followed by a brief interview and audience discussion with the choreographer and his collaborators, facilitated by dance critic Mindy Aloff (Wednesday), composer Lisa Bielawa (Friday), and Edward Henkel, producer/ interviewer of the new MovementTalks series (Saturday).
Admission is $20 for full-time students under 26 with ID; $25 general admission, or $40 premium seating. For advance purchase:www.christophercainesdance.org; for information and reservations: 917.731.7265.