L'Orient: Early Developments
Works & Process Bubble Residency
Our January 2021 Works & Process bubble residency at Mount Tremper Arts, NY provided an opportunity to develop select vignettes of L’Orient that challenge the cultural displacement of exoticized subjects and characters in Western opera.
Commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim this new video performance was co-produced by Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, facilitated by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
The Works & Process at the Guggenheim bubble residency was made possible through the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Dance Lab NY Creation Grant
Early development of L'Orient was presented at Works & Process at the Guggenheim as part of the Joyce Theater Foundation / Dance Lab NY Creation Grant for Women Choreographers. This initial development was supported by the 2019 Virginia Toulmin Fellowship for Women Leaders in Dance through The Center for Ballet and the Arts, NYU.
L'Orient Works & Process at the Guggenheim Joyce Theater Foundation/Dance Lab NY Creation Grant
Photo credits: Robert Altman / Works & Process at the Guggenheim and Whitney Browne photography (2019)
Artistic Director/Choreographer: Preeti Vasudevan
Composer: Kamala Sankaram
Writer/Librettist: Catherine Filloux
Production Designer: Robert Wierzel
Duration: 60 minutes