Brain To Brain: A celebration of the life and work of Mary Overlie – Danspace Project
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Brain To Brain: A celebration of the life and work of Mary Overlie

Mary Overlie. Photo: Sylvia Plachty.

Monday, September 23 | 8PM

Presented in partnership with Movement Research

*Advance tickets are now sold out. A wait list will begin at the door at 7:15pm. If tickets are available, cash or check only are accepted at the door.
Please note that due to high demand, the seating for this show will be a mix of chairs and seats directly on risers (without back support). If you require a chair, please write to to let us know in advance.*

Conceptualist, philosopher, performer, choreographer, and teacher Mary Overlie will perform a special one-night-only event marking the beginning of Danspace Project’s 45 year anniversary season. The evening also celebrates the recent publication of Overlie’s book Standing in Space, The Six Viewpoints, based on her internationally known theory and practice, which has played a distinguished role in shaping contemporary American and European theater and dance.

Overlie played a seminal role in the founding of Danspace Project, Movement Research, and the Experimental Theater Wing (ETW) at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She also helped to establish ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival.

Mary will be joined on this evening with current associates Sophia Treanor, Timothy John Scott, Hanna Gross, and Nicolas Norena, former performers from her original company, Wendell Beavers, Paul Langland, and Nina Martin, as well as guests, Dan Safer, Brendan McCall, Deborah BlackRoel Swanenberg, and Tony Perucci.


Accessibility: Danspace Project’s main entrance is fully wheelchair accessible via ramp. A same-level restroom is available near Danspace Project’s main performance space in the church sanctuary.

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