ColemanCollective Presents The Dragon Sisters

ColemanCollective Presents The Dragon Sisters

When:
June 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
2021-06-04T19:00:00-04:00
2021-06-04T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
Online - Screening Details TBA
ColemanCollective Presents The Dragon Sisters @ Online - Screening Details TBA  | New York | New York | United States

ColemanCollective is designing a live performance to be pre-recorded and presented virtually by Tribeca Performing Arts Center scheduled for May 21, 2021. This production will exclusively feature the collective’s co-artistic directors, Cain Coleman and Issa Perez, as The Dragon Sisters.

The Dragon Sisters (Issa & Odessa) are a multidisciplinary nightlife duo based in Brooklyn. They are equal parts hip hop, pop, and classical. Conceived in the dance theater world, the sisters have stormed stages stages across the country–at events and venues including Bushwig, The Box, The Paradise Club, The Diamond Horse Show, the Park Avenue Armory, Lady Fag’s Holy Mountain, and various Voss Events productions. Their creative collaborations have included projects with Darrel Throne, Spencer Ludwig, and Ariana & the Rose. Their work as musicians and creators and performers, has been featured in publications including Elle Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Billboard.com.

Cain (Odessa) Coleman’s (he/him/his/she/her/hers/they/them/theirs) is an artist, curator, and director. They have performed nationally and internationally as a company member with Philadanco, The Martha Graham Dance Company, Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Company and The Metropolitan Opera. Cain is a founder and co-Artistic Director of Coleman Collective–a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts through performance, collaboration, and education.

Issa Perez (he/him/his/she/her/hers/they/them/theirs) was most recently featured in the cast of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More, and is the co-Artistic Director of ColemanCollective. They spent four years as a company member with Andrea Miller’s Gallim Dance, and have worked with choreographers including  Loni Landon, Amy Gardner, Chuck Wilt, Kate Skatpetowska and Damani Pompey. Perez has been featured as a model in campaigns by Adidas, Alexander Wang and Daniel Vosovic’s, The Kit, and on Billboard.com with rap duo, The Dragon Sisters.

Photo by Ebru Yildiz

CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI) receives major support from The Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Jerome Robbins Foundation, the SHS Foundation, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, and Dance/NYC’s New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CDI is spearheaded and administered by The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College. www.cuny.edu/danceinitiative