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Nejla Y. Yatkin, choreographer and solo dancer, brings her solo dance and choreography 'Bach to my Friend' and a preview of the 'Berlin Wall Project' to the The Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York, NY, Saturday, August 8, 2009. New York premiere of "Bach to my Friend" a new solo by Nejla Yatkin and danced to Cello Suite Number 1. Within "Bach to my Friend," concerning a dear friend that had died a year before the Wall came down, Nejla expands the boundaries of individual expression through an exploration of personal memory, loss, perception and love...Second, the evening will also preview "Dancing with the Berlin Wall." This is a new group work by Ms. Yatkin, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall's removal and featuring music by Pink Floyd as well as Bach. The basic idea for this work is to reflect upon what the Wall and its removal meant to Germans (on each side), the West as well as the rest of the world. ..Nejla Y. Yatkin is a 2008 Princess Grace Choreography Fellow as well as one of Dance Magazine's "Top 25 to Watch." Join us to experience the art of solo as well as her newly formed dance group.
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Nejla Y. Yatkin, choreographer and solo dancer, brings her solo dance and choreography 'Bach to my Friend' and a preview of the 'Berlin Wall Project' to the The Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York, NY, Saturday, August 8, 2009. New York premiere of "Bach to my Friend" a new solo by Nejla Yatkin and danced to Cello Suite Number 1. Within "Bach to my Friend," concerning a dear friend that had died a year before the Wall came down, Nejla expands the boundaries of individual...
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