"Surreal Saturday: Dream to See the Forest from the Trees"
August 7th, 9pm-midnight

Tibetan prayer flags and chants transform PS 742 into a forest of reflection.
The event features the premiere of "Forest from the Trees," a new duet choreographed by Esaias Johnson. Miami photographer Melissa Blemur documented the creation of the piece, and will exhibit a collection of new dance photographs.

Miami Contemporary Dance Company presents a duet choreographed by Ray
Sullivan, performed by Soledad Centurion-Yedro and Ray Sullivan.

The evening ends with the premiere of "Final Bliss," a new dance documentary by filmmakers Betsy P. Cardwell and Juan Cejas. "Final Bliss" is the candid story of choreographer Esaias Johnson and her Miami-based company, Dance Esaias, as she struggles with a physical disability and the closing of her company.

[Shown: Esaias Johnson]

About Johnson: Esaias Johnson's work has been shown in NYC at PS 122, the Next Wave Festival in Brooklyn, and at the 30th International Montpellier Creation et Mouvement Festival, Switzerland.

About PS 742: The Surreal Saturday series, held the first Saturday of every month, brings fresh work by emerging and established artists across all disciplines.

Find it: PS 742
1165 SW 6th Street, Little Havana
Miami, FL
Get info: (305) 324-0585

Find other dance/theatre events worldwide, in the August 2004 issue of "Arte Six".