Press Release_Korea Dance Awakening FINAL-2
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 29, 2014
Korean Cultural Service NY presents
Korea Dance Awakening
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 8PM
Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or
bergenPAC Box Office 201-227-1030
Program details: www.koreanculture.org or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
<Korea Dance Awakening> is co-presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Bergen Performing Arts
Center in cooperation with Korea Dance Abroad.
Korean Cultural Service NY presents <Korea Dance Awakening>, Tuesday, November
18, 2014 at 8PM. Reserve tickets to see the inaugural Korean Cultural Service NY
(KCSNY)/bergenPAC production under the new joint Memorandum of Understanding
at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.
KCSNY and bergenPAC co-present <Korea Dance Awakening>, a contemporary dance
series comprised of talented up-and-coming Korean choreographers living and working
in the New York and New Jersey areas with cooperation with Korea Dance Abroad.
For this special performance, four rising modern dance groups will showcase their
outstanding, cutting-edge works that demonstrate their sheer innovation. Audiences
will be treated to a revelry of the senses as they watch the dancers express a spectrum of
In October of 2014, the Korean Cultural Service NY established the Memorandum of
Agreement with the Bergen Performing Arts Center to support promising Korean artists
to gain momentum and international recognition, as well as to introduce the general
public to a broader world of Korean art and culture. <Korea Dance Awakening> marks
the commencement of commitment to uncompromising artistic excellence, engagement
with community, innovative vision, and collaboration and teamwork through the
partnership of the KCSNY and bergenPAC.
To purchase tickets, please visit the BergenPAC website at www.bergenpac.org or
www.ticketmaster.com and for program details, please contact 212-759-9559 ext 210,
write to email@example.com or refer to the Korean Cultural Service NY
website at www.koreanculture.org.
Four distinguished modern dance groups, led and choreographed by rising Korean
choreographers, will connect with the audience with a universal appeal that will enrich
the human spirit and enhance cultural vitality of life.
Youn Puluem Project Group, Woman on the Road
Choreographed by Puluem Youn
Puluem Youn, founder of Youn Puluem Project Group, has received numerous awards including
the prestigious Grand Prix (Group) at Seoul International Choreography Festival 2011 and the
top prize in Modern Dance Promotion of Korea 2012. Puleum Youn’s works pursue the
aesthetic consciousness of beauty, while embracing space and human relationship through
artistically honest movements.
Woman on the Road contains brief nudity. This portion of the performance is recommended for
ages 18+. Parental Guidance Suggested.
BK Dance Project, Pretense II
Choreographed by Bo Kyoung Lee
BK Dance Project aims to transform people’s varied interests, experiences, and happenstance
into an art form through the performers’ movements and emotion. The company draws on
diverse influences and genre of art to better engage and enliven the audience.
Platform D:O, Dear One,
Choreographed by Jee Yun Hong
Platform D:O is an interactive and collaborative project that brings awareness and
consciousness of the moment in dance. The project seeks to enhance communication between
people, explore the unknown, and merge multicultural arts through a wide range of styles and
Dance Traveler, Slave of the Air
Choreographed by Young Hoon Oh
Dance traveler is a newly established touring dance company from Korea. Young Hoon Oh is
the choreographer who creates his own set of movement vocabulary by harmonizing unique
expression with strong technique. He has performed, choreographed, and received critical
acclaim for various works in Korea and abroad. In addition, he has collaborated with numerous
renowned dance companies in Korea, including the Yook Wansoon Dance Company, Didim
Dance Company, Dance Theater Ccadoo, among many others. His stature was confirmed when
he received the Best Actor Award from the 29th Seoul Dance Festival, which is one of the
highest honors for a professional dancer to receive in Korea.
Korean Cultural Service New York
Inaugurated in 1979, the Korean Cultural Service New York (KCSNY) is a branch of the Ministry
of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) of the Republic of Korea. Under the authority of the
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in New York, we work to promote cultural arts
exchange and stimulate interest in Korean culture through our various programs. KCSNY provides
diverse activities including exhibitions, concerts, film festivals, and educational programs.
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