Stephen Petronio Center: Partnership Residency Program
Oct
21
to Oct 28

Stephen Petronio Center: Partnership Residency Program

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The company travels to the Catskills as the one of the first round of artist to be in residence at the new state-of-the art Stephen Petronio Center! The company and collaborator Monstah Black work for a week on process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock which will be performed in a Split Bill at Danspace Projects Inc. in Winter 2019! 

This residency is made possible by both Danspace Project Inc and NYCDanceForce in their inaugural Partnership Residency Program with the Petronio Center. 

photo credit: Scott Shaw 

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RVA Homecoming
Nov
8
to Nov 11

RVA Homecoming

We are going home!

The company now returns to their stomping ground for their inaugual RVA Homecoming 2018! 

Join us for a weekend full of conversations, classes, workshops, and an evening of performance (the first time the full company has performed in Richmond since 2015!) 

Stay on the look out for info/details on events soon! 

photo credit: Torian Ugworji 

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Silo Farms Teaching Residency/Creative Residency #2
Jan
24
to Jan 27

Silo Farms Teaching Residency/Creative Residency #2

The company travels to the beautiful Silo Farms in Hellertown, PA for their second half of their bi-annual company creative retreat/teaching residency (Mulhenburg College, and Desales University)! 

The company will host a showing open to the Hellertown community and beyond; 

Showing: Jan 27th 12pm! 

Email theredproj.perform@gmail.com for more info! 

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Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.
Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.

Johnnie Cruise Mercer shares his fourth process memoir; process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock   in a shared evening with Angie Pittman!

From The Manuel in response to Genesis Chapter 2 Verse 23 (NIV)

See her. God, she appears. From the view of her child- her son.

I am the bone of her bones, the flesh of her flesh- I was taken from her. Man. Made in his image...his image is not mine.

Truthfully. I feebly seek sanctuary. I run to her. We run to her. In despite of her. Constantly we run, The dark, she has provided light.

 

The evening is apart of Danspace's Winter 2019 Season. 

photo credit: Scott Shaw 

 

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Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.

Johnnie Cruise Mercer shares his fourth process memoir; process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock! in a shared evening with Angie Pittman! 

From The Manuel in response to Genesis Chapter 2 Verse 23 (NIV)

See her. God, she appears. From the view of her child- her son.

I am the bone of her bones, the flesh of her flesh- I was taken from her. Man. Made in his image...his image is not mine.

Truthfully. I feebly seek sanctuary. I run to her. We run to her. In despite of her. Constantly we run, The dark, she has provided light.

 

The evening is apart of Danspace's Winter 2019 Season. 

photo credit: Scott Shaw 

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Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Danspace Project: process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock.

Johnnie Cruise Mercer shares his fourth process memoir; process memoir 4: The word, the spirit, and Little Rock  in a shared evening with Angie Pittman!

From The Manuel in response to Genesis Chapter 2 Verse 23 (NIV)

See her. God, she appears. From the view of her child- her son.

I am the bone of her bones, the flesh of her flesh- I was taken from her. Man. Made in his image...his image is not mine.

Truthfully. I feebly seek sanctuary. I run to her. We run to her. In despite of her. Constantly we run, The dark, she has provided light.

 

The evening is apart of Danspace's Winter 2019 Season. 

photo credit: Scott Shaw 

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 Dixon Place Residency/PM5 Process
Mar
4
to Jul 4

Dixon Place Residency/PM5 Process

A 3 month isolated process, Johnnie engages his most personal process-memoir; process memoir 5: A Conversation to, with, and for (our)self. 

He is joined by choreographic artist/company partner Thomas Tyger Moore and a variety of other collaborting artist to create and draw up a process-performance made for Dixon Place to premiere in July 2018 as a part of the HOT! Festival!  

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BDF Residency 2018
Jul
16
to Jul 29

BDF Residency 2018

tRpnyc travels to Bates Dance Festival to create and build physical material for the 2018-2019 season and beyond. 

July 16th-29th 

Join tRpnyc in a FREE PUBLIC sharing following the two week residency! 

Look out for more info Summer 2018! 

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ADF Residency 2018
Jul
8
to Jul 14

ADF Residency 2018

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tRpnyc goes home to the American Dance Festival to create, and build their fourth process-memoir; the word, the spirit, and Little Rock. 

July 8th-14th with a sharing on Friday, July 13th! 

FREE TO THE PUBLIC! 

Look out for more info Summer 2018!!!! 

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Choreoquest's Afro Pas De Duex @Billie Holiday Theater
Jun
23
8:00 PM20:00

Choreoquest's Afro Pas De Duex @Billie Holiday Theater

tRpnyc will share an excerpt from there recently performed process-memoir: 'on the action of black&white'

ChoreoQuest is a one year choreographer-in-residency program at RestorationART.  The 2018 resident choreographers are currently seeking dancers of color and all body types with experience and training in Afro Latin Jazz, Afro Caribbean, House, Soca, Contemporary Modern Dance, Singing, and Acting to perform in the annuel ChoreoQuest Afro Pas De Deux Festival on June 22 & 23, 2018.

More ticket info soon! 

The Pas De Deux festival presents work that addresses the historic binaries and dichotomies that have led to injustices around Gender, Race, Nationality, Immigration, Sexuality, Class, Education and/or Religion

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Choreoquest's Afro Pas De Duex @Billie Holiday Theater
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Choreoquest's Afro Pas De Duex @Billie Holiday Theater

tRpnyc will share an excerpt from there recently performed process-memoir: 'on the action of black&white'

ChoreoQuest is a one year choreographer-in-residency program at RestorationART.  The 2018 resident choreographers are currently seeking dancers of color and all body types with experience and training in Afro Latin Jazz, Afro Caribbean, House, Soca, Contemporary Modern Dance, Singing, and Acting to perform in the annuel ChoreoQuest Afro Pas De Deux Festival on June 22 & 23, 2018.

More Ticket Info Soon! 

The Pas De Deux festival presents work that addresses the historic binaries and dichotomies that have led to injustices around Gender, Race, Nationality, Immigration, Sexuality, Class, Education and/or Religion

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to ascend past numbness and witness birth.
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

to ascend past numbness and witness birth.

Residency Period May- June 2018

Performances May 31st & June 1st 2018- 7:30pm

NYU Tisch's Jack Crystal Theater 

After a week residence of process/exploration the company reveals their third process-memoir; to ascend past numbness and witness birth

$20.00 General Admission (Cash, venmo at the Door) 

$15.00 Student/Artist Tickets (Adv Purchase by Venmo: https://venmo.com/Johnnie-Mercer

Free for all NYU Students!!! 

http://tisch.nyu.edu/dance/events/johnniecruzmercer2018

Join the company on June 1st after the show for a company toast!!! Mingle and talk with us as we celebrate an amazing 2017-2018 season and usher in 2018-2019!!! Best of all there’s free wine and munchies!!!!! 
 

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 to ascend past numbness and witness birth.
May
31
7:30 PM19:30

to ascend past numbness and witness birth.

Residency Period May- June 2018

Performances May 31st & June 1st 2018- 7:30pm

NYU Tisch's Jack Crystal Theater 

After a week residence of process/exploration the company reveals their third process-memoir; to ascend past numbness and witness birth

$20.00 General Admission (Cash, venmo at the Door) 

$15.00 Student/Artist Tickets (Adv Purchase by Venmo: https://venmo.com/Johnnie-Mercer

Free for all NYU Students!!! 

http://tisch.nyu.edu/dance/events/johnniecruzmercer2018

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FuseBox Festival 2018
Apr
22
5:00 PM17:00

FuseBox Festival 2018

Sun April 22nd 3pm & 5pm

Ground Floor Theatre > 979 Springdale Rd #122

Austin, TX 

The FuseBoxFestival 2018 presents the first of ten process-memoirs, plung in/to 534. 

Plunged into the spirit, the body reacts and finds joy in exhaustion. It clings to the acceptance of weight. Pain becomes the inspiration for continuation. Exhaustion. Sweat. Blood. Your (our) fluids become the call to conjure figures that linger in the darkness. The audience, I, we all are transported into an exorcism, a ritual of containment, of freedom, of war between realism, and deep trance. Our poly-centric origin is given permission to possess us- as our people, we are called upon. Something responds. Deep. Inside, it responds. Conceptualized through the lens of Johnnie Cruise Mercer’s black southern queer-baptist roots, plunge in/to 534 initiates a ritualistic ceremony (a practice) that calls/responds to the need for emotional, spiritual and generational release.

 

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Sight Lines: A Night of Performance in Dialogue with the Work of Michael Galasso
Apr
12
to Apr 13

Sight Lines: A Night of Performance in Dialogue with the Work of Michael Galasso

April 12 and 13th (Thursday/Friday) 8pm!  

Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Curated by Catherine Galasso, Johnnie Cruise Mercer creates a work inspired by and to Michael Galasso composition.

Johnnie Cruise Mercer shares a solo from the process-memoir 'on the action of black&white' 

Ticket info soon

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NADA Art Fair 2018
Mar
11
3:00 PM15:00

NADA Art Fair 2018

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Presented by the Abrons Arts Center and NADA Art Fair, the company shares an excerpt of the first  process-memoir, plunge in/to 534 which we will be premiering at the FuseBox Festival in Austin, TX in April 2018.

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Mar
3
2:00 PM14:00

tRpNYC NYU Season Sharing

NYU Tisch Summer Dance Residency/ Season Performance  

Residency Period: May- June 2018

Performances May 31st & June 1st 2018- 8pm

NYU Tisch's Jack Crystal Theater 

After a week residence of process/exploration the company reveals their third process-memoir; to ascend past numbness and witness birth

$20.00 Tickets (Cash, Venmo, or Cash App at the door). $10.00 advance tickets avalible by emailing theredproj.perform@gmail.com 

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It's LiT: Pop Up Brooklyn Rooftop Bash/Celebration!
Sep
9
10:00 PM22:00

It's LiT: Pop Up Brooklyn Rooftop Bash/Celebration!

  • 286 Stanhope Street, 4B Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States (map)
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Join us on the roof for a night of awesome music, dancing, networking, and getting LIT!

Hosted by AntonioBrownDances & Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC. Music by DJTonyMonkey and Jasani Jacobs.  
 

FREE ADMISSION - DRINKS CASH ONLY
*Free shots before midnight! 

Specials:
$2 Jello Shots - $3-$7 TurntPUNCH - $2BYOB (per bottle) - $10 LiTBrownies


All proceeds from purchases go to AntonioBrownDance and Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC's upcoming 2017-2018 Season!
 

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Experience:Sanctuary! Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC's 2017 Production Season: CPR
Jun
16
to Jun 17

Experience:Sanctuary! Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC's 2017 Production Season: CPR

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The Company is excited for their upcoming season at CPR - Center for Performance Research, with performances on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th at 8 PM. 

There will be a talkback following Friday night's show. Please join and share your thoughts!

$20.00 General Admission (cash only, at the door)
$10.00 NYU Students with valid student ID (at the door only) 

There will be a raffle for season tickets following the performance on Saturday evening. Raffle tickets are $5.00 and can only be purchased in cash at the door.

Online tickets are available here

photo by Scott Shaw

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NYU Tisch Summer Residency
May
21
to Jun 8

NYU Tisch Summer Residency

In preparation for their upcoming inaugural production season in New York City, the company is busy creating at the historic NYU Tisch. This residency concludes with a invitation only preview performance of the company's newest work Experience:Sanctuary.

Performances will then continue for a full weekend at CPR - The Center for Performance Research with added installation/visual projection. 

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SALON 1K: A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

SALON 1K: A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER

  • 94-10 59th Avenue, Apt 1 K Elmhurst, NY 11373 United States (map)
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Join the company as they celebrate the diverse NYC arts community intimately! Hosted by DJtonymonkey with guest DJ Jesani Jacobds and featured performances by IAMI, Parris Lewis, Nia & Ness, Jacqui Dugal, Circut Debris/ Mersiha Mesihovic, Kayla FArrish, Slim Ninja/Jason Rodriguez and various partnered dance companies and artists. This is sure to be a night of fun, filled with $1 raffles, dancing, drinking, and networking! 

$10 cash at the door. Email jcruisem@gmail.com for more info! 

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