June 19, 2012
"QUATRO Dance Performance to be held at Southold
SOUTHOLD, NY. The Southold Historical Society is
pleased to announce that the Edgar Cortes Dance Theater
will perform at the Horton Point Lighthouse on SATURDAY,
JULY 14, 2012 at 6pm. QUATRO is the new creation
of the Theater, inspired by the 4 seasons. It
explores the effects of global warming on nature in the
Edgar Cortes was born in Portugal where he graduated
from the School of Dance of the National Conservatory.
In 1995 he was awarded a scholarship to the Martha
Graham School of Contemporary Dance in New York City
where he graduated from the Trainee Program and also
worked with the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble where he
performed leading and solo roles.
In New York City Cortes has worked with Pearl Lang Dance
Theater, Sophie Maslow, Jeanette Hemstad, Analysis Dance
Company, Chen & Dancers, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Ralf
Jaroesenski, Sensedance, Mark Dendy among many other
independent choreographers; and has toured extensively
for six years with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
( U.S.A., Japan, Australia, Europe, Canada, South
America, Central America).
Tickets are $15 for adults, children under the age of 12
are FREE. Tickets may be purchased at the Lighthouse the
day of the performance.
For further information, including directions to the
museum, please contact the Southold Historical Society
at (631) 765-5500 or visit us on the web at