Spotlight On: Leigh Evans, Part of the 6th Annual SoloNOVA Arts Festival

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The Clyde Fitch Report is supporting the artists appearing in the 6th annual SoloNOVA Arts Festival. Today’s featured artist/show is Leigh Evans and Traces.

The soloNOVA Arts Festival is the premier festival for solo performers and visual artists in New York City. It celebrates innovative individuals who push the boundaries of what it means to be an artist, aims to redefine the solo form and uniquely reinvigorates the audience through the time-honored tradition of storytelling. The 6th Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival features visual artists, character pieces, storytelling, interactive fun design, dramatic and humorous monologues, paintings, singer/songwriters, magic, cabaret, performance art, photography, comedians and spoken word.

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Performances are at:

DR2 Theatre & D-Lounge
103 East 15 Street
East of Union Square Tickets
$20 general admission, $15 students/seniors
Festival Passes ($100 for all shows) may be purchased at www.terranovacollective.org or at the DR2 Box Office.

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Photo by Sarah Sloboda

Traces
Conceived & Performed by Leigh Evans
World Premiere

May 15, 16, 19, 21 @ 7pm & May 16 @ 2pm

The body is a map, a cellular map, a history of memory-personal, cultural, uncharted, and unseen. Combining Butoh dance, sound, song, and text, Leigh Evans plunges deeply into the cartography of the inner body to unveil ancestral, cellular, and archetypal memory in her new work, Traces.