June 19, 2012
"QUATRO Dance Performance to be held at Southold Lighthouse"
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 world today. 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 www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.