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In Performance: SOAK festival — a deluge of acts and training in butoh, dance, and performance art

SOAK is a festival presenting a deluge of acts and workshops in theater, butoh, dance, and performance art every spring over four weeks in May and June. SOAK is molded by  LEIMAY at their Brooklyn home CAVE, as well as at some off-site venues. SOAK broadens the perceptions of our artists and audiences with work that is experimental, rigorous, and thought-provoking. The festival showcases finished and in-progress work by international, local and resident artists and blends them together in a concoction  that inspires audiences, fuels the artists, and stimulates the community surrounding LEIMAY’s activities. SOAK features workshops and performances by international butoh dancers Yuko Kaseki and Moeno Wakamatsu, performances by Maximilian Balduzzi, Ben Spatz, Sabrina Lastman, Samita Sinha, LE...

EMERGING: Ben Evans futureLOVER at Chez Bushwick

CAKE at Chez Bushwick: Ben Evans futureLOVER Saturday, August 22, 2009 7:30pm – 8:30pm Chez Bushwick 304 Boerum St., Buzzer #11 Brooklyn, NYC futureLOVER is a performance about the exploration of a modern man : fragile, vulgar, nostalgic. It is a dance of objects and memory, confession and solitude…events in search of masculine codes that are rarely found. Ben Evans makes performance in the U.S. and France, where he currently resides. His last project, je t’aimerai toujours, took place in his apartment in Paris every month for eight months. His work with madhause in the U.S. has been seen in Boulder, Chicago, and Los Angeles. He completed the Laboratory of Movement Studies at the Jacques Lecoq School, and has worked and studied with Goat Island, Anne Bogart and the SITI Company...