Betreiben PT. II: A dance theater performance
Betreiben PT. II
A dance theater performance based on the life and work of Robert Mapplethorpe.
Betreiben is a collection of site-specific, immersive dance theater works centered around the life and work of NY-based artist, Robert Mapplethorpe.
Betreiben Part I premiered on December 6th, 2021 at the New York City Culture Club, a gallery in the Oculus Building at the World Trade Center in NYC. This creation & performance of this work was made possible by Mary Cusano Amsterdam.
Betreiben Part II is the product of a 2-week artistic residency at Carroll Hall where we have exploded and expanded upon the world created in Betreiben Part I. The performance will be followed with a reception and a set played by DJ Monet.
Created by Christopher Kinsey in collaboration Haus of PVMNT.
Dramaturgy by Dylan M. Contreras and Maggie Costales.
Performed by Sophie Amsterdam, Ryan Bailey, Dylan M. Contreras, Maggie Costales, India Hobbs, Christopher Kinsey, Salomé Pressac, and Madison Wada.
Curated and produced by CreateART and Mary Cusano Amsterdam.
Part of Carroll Hall’s Artist Residency Program.
The creation & performance of this work was made possible by CreateART, Carroll Hall, & Mary Cusano Amsterdam.