Public Performance of Project Poetry Live! – a multi-disciplinary performance project created by Vita West Muir and Litchfield Performing Arts. Bringing together students from the R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts and Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, the final performance features an original performance work created by choreographer Matthew Westerby, composer Albert Rivera and set designer Lydia Heubenthal. The performance work is inspired by poetry written by students under the direction of renowned poet Kate Rushin.
The final performance features the Matthew Westerby Company, a New York-based dance company, performing repertory works and Connecticut premieres, while the Albert Rivera Quartet performs Rivera’s original jazz compositions. Special guests – Hartford choreographers Lindsay Boyer, Rebecca DeNies & Luke Bermingham, ATTAK Dance Company & the repertory ensemble from Naugatuck Valley Community College (Waterbury, CT).
Don’t miss this exciting, wonderful performance by world renowned artists and local middle schoolers in a one of a kind arts-in-education program created by a Connecticut arts pioneer!