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Ms. Zendora's dances are delicate rituals which recall an atmosphere of ancient places. Her work has been likened to traditional Asian art in its elegance and sparseness; the movements, a calligraphy of gestures, suggest subtle meanings much like Haiku.


From a Firefly's Eye

Bird's Algebra

R E C E N T   P E R F O R M A N C E S

2022   INLINGS - ADG Festival
2020   AUTUMN from Firefly's at ADG Festival
2019   SPIRAL UNIVERSE - ADG Festival, New York
2018   A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME Tenri Center Paris France, INKLINGS Dixon Place New York, POETICS OF PERFORMANCE. WORKSHOP at University of Guanajuato for artists, musicians, dancers.
2017   THE VOICE OF LIGHT 92Y. shared program with Mexicans, THE SPIRAL UNIVERSE 92Y. ADG Festival.
2015   THROUGH THE WALLS OF MEMORY and other excerpts Uppsala Concert House Uppsala Sweden, TINY OBSESSIONS Dixon Place New York A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME Las Tailleres Mexico City THROUGH THE WALLS OF MEMORY University of Morelia, Mexico.
2014   SPRING American Dance Guild Festival Alvin Ailey Theater New York THE SPIRAL UNIVERSE Bare Bones American Dance Guild Eden's Expressway.
2013   CROSS-POLLINATION, 92nd Street Y, New York. FROM A FIREFLY'S EYE, Theater for the New City, New York. BAREBONES, American Dance Guild Shared Performances, Construction Company, New York.
2012   FROM A FIREFLY'S EYE, Theater for the New City, New York.
2011   Into darkness........AND THEN, Chen Dance Center, New York.
2010   LANDSCAPE WITH VISITORS, Erick Hawkins Centennial Celebration, Shared Evening at the 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue. BODY/WORD FESTIVAL, St. Petersburg, Russia. TRINCHELLA in Mexico City ( improvised voice )
2009   THE SPIRAL UNIVERSE at Dixon Place, New York. LANDSCAPE WITH VISITORS at the WHITE WAVE RISING Festival, DUMBO, Brooklyn. LANDSCAPE WITH VISITORS at La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, Mavericks in Motion, Movement Research Monday Night Series at Judson Church, New York.
2008   A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME and WATER WATER, Movement/Installation with 50 local people from Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia. Dance on the EDGE, Regina Theatre, Uppsala, Sweden, Read review. HOLIDAY BENEFIT for Lower East Side Arts with music by Elodie Lauten, Franklin Street, New York.
2007   FUGITIVES: two solos with improvised music Daniel Carter at Iona College, New York. LANDSCAPES; KNOWN AND UNKNOWN: Danspace St. Marks, New York. WATER PIECES: Kunstkamera Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. RELUCTANT WANDERER: collaboration with maskmaker Ralph Lee at the Noguchi Museum, New York. TIME/TIMELESS: 8th Avante Garde Festival of Dance, Merida, Mexico.
2006   BETWEEN THE WALLS OF MEMORY collaboration with musician Daniel Carter: Vision Festival, New York. A SHARED EVENING AT THE CAVE: The Cave, Brooklyn, New York. SOUNDINGS: Improvised and Otherwise Festival, Brooklyn, New York. COLLABORATION with composer Jerica Oblak: Frederick Loewe Center at New York University, New York. A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME: Festival of Theater and Dance, Biblioteca Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt. TIME DISTILLED: Joyce SoHo, New York.
2005   SOUNDINGS: Vision Festival, New York. A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME, FUGITIVES FROM A SCROLL PAINTING: Connelly Theater, New York. THE VOICE OF LIGHT: Sweat at New Jersey Pier, New Jersey.
2004   DISTANT INTIMACIES: The Cave, Brooklyn, New York. A BIRD'S ALGEBRA IN DESERT TIME: Roaring Hoofs Festival, Outer Mongolia. THE VOICE OF LIGHT: International Dance Congress, Argos Greece.
2003   STONE POEM: Queensborough Community College. THE VOICE OF LIGHT: Dixon Place, New York. STONE AND LIGHT; VANISHED TIME: an evening of dances by Nancy Zendora at La Plaza Cultural. SOUNDLESS SOUND: collaboration with composer Elodie Lauten at the Construction Company.
2002   THE TIME OF FOOTSTEPS: La Plaza Cultural Community Garden. IMAGES OF THE DARK MIND/LUMINOUS: JoyceSoho 25th anniversary concert. MIRROR, STONE, MOON: White Wave Festival. SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS Part II: Joyce SoHo. SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS Parts I, II, III: Construction Company. GALLERY OPENING for LUCIENNE WEINBERGER: Westbeth Gallery, NY.
2001   THE VOICE: Movement Research Judson Church, NY. SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS: New York Botanical Gardens, NY. Ralph Lee's Metawee Theater HALLOWEEN EVENT: New York Botanical Gardens, NY. SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS: La Plaza Cultural Community Gardens, NY. BIRD WOMAN: Broome Corner Studio, NY. PART ONE: SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS: 92nd Street Y, NY.
2000   GEOLOGY OF TIME: Zazerkalie Theater and the Dom Actor Theater, St. Petersburg, Russia. BIRD WOMAN, MOON WOMAN: Galapagos Performance Space, NY. PART ONE: SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS: Dixon Place, NY. PART TWO: SHADOWS AND OTHER ANCESTORS: Construction Company, NY. SLEEP HAS HER HOUSE: Kumquat Theater, Philadelphia, PA; Danspace Project, NY. TOUCHING THE INVISIBLE: Kumquat Theater, PA; Danspace Project, NY. GEOLOGY OF TIME: Danspace Project, NY; 2nd International Festival of Contemporary Dance, Pushkin Theater, Moscow; Museum of Modern Art and the Festival of Movement and Dance, Yaraslavl, Russia.

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