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Opportunities: Volunteer Performers for Pascal Rambert’s Micro Historie, “A (Micro) History of the World Economics, Danced” (NYC)

Opportunities: Volunteer Performers for Pascal Rambert’s Micro Historie, “A (Micro) History of the World Economics, Danced” (NYC)

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Volunteers (ages 18 and over) needed for Pascal Rambert’s upcoming performance A (micro) history of the world economics, danced, as part of Performance Space 122′s Fall 2013 Season and co-presented with La MaMa, etc. and the French Institute Alliance Française as part of the 2013 Crossing the Line festival.

Volunteers in the New York City area will be needed for the following dates:
 April 24 7:30-9:30pm at 47 Great Jones Street, first floor studio
Other Rehearsals*: Sept 6-11, October 2-10
Performances: October 11-13 at La MaMa, etc. | 74A East 4th Street | NYC
*Rehearsals will be held during non-work hours, attendance at all rehearsals is
recommended but not required

For questions or to RSVP, email


Micro Historie, “A (Micro) History of the World Economics, Danced”
Pascal Rambert

Created during the height of the European economic crisis, Micro Historie, “A (Micro) History of the World Economics, Danced”… is a large-scale dance piece with performers Clémentine Baert, Kate Moran, Cécile Musitelli and Virginie Vaillant; a professional chorus and non-professional singers including children, youth and adults; up to 30 local participants and 1 philosopher. A (Micro) History… is a non-linear economic history of the masses circulating around the lives of local participants. To develop the piece for New York City local participants will gather in workshops prior to the performance to share their own economic histories and discuss the larger history of economics as it affects their lives. With the professional dancers, they will recreate their daily actions in “a ballet of raw bodies” accompanied by the vocalizations of the professional choir and with economic history provided by Eric Méchoulan from the University of Montréal. 50 anonymous people with their bodies, their past, tall, short, young, old, of different ethnicities and ancestry on stage as one community making meaning of this crisis together in dance and song.

More information on the performance and Pascal Rambert’s work can be seen here.

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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