DanceForce Member: Toni Smith
Partnering Member: Ivan Sygoda
Artist: Kyle Marshall
Community Partners: Arts Westchester; Bethany Arts Community
Kyle Marshall and his dancers were provided 48 hours of uninterrupted creative time in a beautiful studio outside New York City.. The Bethany Arts Community is Ossining NY is a perfect setting for a creative residency, as a large campus offers studio space, residential facilities and more. Beginning on October 7, 2019, Kyle Marshall and his dancers had a six day period to work on new work and repertory. The activities aside from rehearsal included a film session with the Brooklyn Academy of Music film crew, an open rehearsal and an informal showing. Bethany Arts Community is a new collaborator for the NYS DanceForce and is an easy commute from NYC. The planning process included two DF Members, Kyle Marshall, and the BAC staff, in an attempt to find dates, settle activities and do outreach.