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Virtual Fire Island Dance Festival
July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmfree with registration
The charitable event of the Fire Island summer goes digital when the Virtual Fire Island Dance Festival streams an evening of celebrated dance at 7 pm Eastern on Friday, July 17.
The stream is free to watch, but advance registration is required for the free stream.
SPC & DRA present the world premiere of Are You Lonesome Tonight. The piece, filmed at the Petronio Residency Center in Round Top, NY, features Lloyd Knight, guest artist from Martha Graham Dance Company, and Stephen Petronio Company member Nicholas Sciscione.
ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT
Concept and Choreography: Stephen Petronio
Dancers: Nicholas Sciscione and Lloyd Knight
Co-Directors: Stephen Petronio and Blake Martin
Editor: Blake Martin
Cinematographer: Matt Garland
Color: Company 3
Colorist: Parker Jarvie
Senior Producer: Gabriel Wakeman
Executive Producer: Ashley McKim
Music: “Are You Lonesome Tonight” performed by Elvis Presley (BMG, 1960), composed by Lou Handman and Roy Turk
“In a Mirror” by Clams Casino
Costume Designer: H. Petal
Co-produced by Dancers Responding to Aids and Stephen Petronio Company
This work was made possible, in part, with support from Dancers Responding to Aids for the 2020 Fire Island Dance Festival virtual event.
Filmed on location at the Petronio Residency Center in Round Top, NY and Hudson Hall in Hudson, NY. Stephen Petronio Company and Dancers Responding to AIDS would like to thank Hudson Hall for generously allowing them to film on location. Special thanks to Tambra Dillon and Sage Carter at Hudson Hall.