Baby, I'm Drowning

Baby, I'm Drowning

Presented by Spark Movement Collective

The Mark O'Donnell Theater - 160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Baby, I’m Drowning opens Spark Movement Collective’s 13th season by shining a light on the personal growth and discovery that follows a period of challenge and change. Artistic Director Michelle Thompson Ulerich’s title piece uses narrative vignettes to explore the charged emotions of everyday life through dance. The piece is set to new works by composer Johnny Butler, with live music and vocals woven into the performance. Additional pieces by guest choreographer Robert Rubama and by company dancers Beatriz Castro and Jonathan Colafrancesco further delve into familiar psychological challenges, setbacks and how we may face those obstacles. Baby, I’m Drowning offers a glimpse into the vulnerability and courage needed in order to ask for help, and what happens when we have the grace to receive it.

Baby, I'm Drowning
Four new works by choreographers Michelle Thompson Ulerich, Robert Rubama, Beatriz Castro, and Jonathan Colafrancesco
Cast: Spark Movement Collective
Music: Johnny Butler, Joshua Piper, Wael Elhalaby, Florigenix, Gabriel Castro, and others

Estimated run time is approximately 75 minutes with one intermission.

While we continue to navigate the challenges of the global pandemic and its ripple effects in the art world, Spark Movement Collective is proud to once again self-produce live performances. Masks will be required at all times. COVID protocol is subject to change in accordance with local health and safety guidelines. Please email info@sparkmovementcollective.org with any questions. Thank you for helping make this event as safe as possible. Baby, I'm Drowning will be recorded live and made available for purchase via a virtual performance ticket in early 2023.

The Mark O'Donnell Theater is wheelchair accessible.

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