VENUE: Nimbus Dance Works
329 Warren St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Dress (8:45) / Cornered Rat (9:56) / My Castle (11:43) / Come Find Me (12:55) / Into the Honeycomb (18:47) / The Promise (20:00) / What Tiger Wants (22:17)
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS VOTING:
A new dress for a family wedding causes a crisis for teenage Lexi. The frilly outfit sends her into a panic and becomes the catalyst for confronting her true identity. A heartfelt story about courage, self awareness, and the power of family.
Due to being bullied at school, a 13-year-old boy skips the class and flees the city to find his single father, a baseball coach in a small country town.
Riley is a quiet 11 year old girl living with her mother and older sister. She has a hard time adjusting to middle school, and after school, she comes home where she and her older sister are neglected by their mother. Riley is trying to get by each day, but she constantly finds herself in situations that most children her age aren’t faced with. One day, when Riley is in school, she is confronted by the Division of Youth and Family Services. She learns that she, her sister, and her mother are required to undergo counseling in an attempt to repair their dysfunctional family dynamic. The storyline of My Castle follows Riley as she realizes the power of her voice.
After a single car accident claims life of her baby sister, Sophia yearns for a mother now broken by grief and trauma. Her father, too, absorbed in his wife’s pain and his own, cannot give Sophia the support she craves. As Sophia’s mother begins to recover, Sophia feels left behind, and soothes herself in a world of fantasy.
A day with my mother.
She lost her autonomy, her lucidity, her memories, comunication and the ability to love. Her will was not to live like this. Spanish politicians force her to endure an end of live without integrity or dignity. She made me promise to help her die before getting to this situation and i can not fulfill my promise
After deciding to drive home in a drunken stupor, a reeling alcoholic must navigate the tragic consequences of his actions under the scrutiny of his callous, careerist brother.
A little girl draws images of an idealized reality to escape her troubled childhood and broken family. As an adult, she must face her absentee father after her mother’s death in the hopes of resolving the psychological problems he’s caused; ones which threaten to hurt her new family.