8/25 | Live at the Archway: White Wave Dance Company / Iliana Emilia Garcia


Music + Art in the Dumbo Archway

On Summer Thursdays

Always free, always all ages, and always rain or shine.



ON STAGE: White Wave Dance

IN THE GALLERY: Iliana Emilia Garcia

The Dumbo Archway is a public plaza underneath the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO, Brooklyn. It’s on Water St between Anchorage Place and Adams St.

WHITE WAVE DANCE. WHITE WAVE Dance and Artistic Director Young Soon Kim have appeared on many principal stages both in the United States, Europe, and East Asia, including BAM, Joyce Theater, Kennedy Center, Dance Theater Workshop, Jacob’s Pillow, American Dance Festival, National Theater of Seoul (Korea), National Theater of Taipei (Taiwan), Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts, Theatre de la Ville, Maison de la Culture in Le Havre, Festival d'Avignon in Avignon, France, Teatro Nazionale, Teatro Tendu Striscie (Italy); Schauspielhaus in Cologne (Germany), as well as 1988 Summer Olympics World Dance Festival, 1992-1996 Year of Dance Festival (Seoul), 2003 Seoul International Dance Festival (SIDance), plus regional theater appearances. Over three decades, Young Soon Kim has gained prominence as one of New York’s leading dance curators as producer and presenter of large-scale annual dance festivals featuring performances by many companies' new works and repertory pieces.
ILIANA EMILIA GARCIA. Born in Santo Domingo in 1970, Iliana Emilia Garcia received an AAS from Altos de Chavon/The School of Design in the Dominican Republic in 1989. After being awarded the Ruth Vanderpool Parsons Institutional Scholarship for Portfolio Excellence, she completed a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons The New School of Design in 1991. A Brooklyn-based artist, she works in large format paintings and drawings on canvas and paper, as well as escalating installations depicting her most iconic symbols: the chair and words. Her work has been featured in solo, duo, and group exhibitions in galleries and museums including the Art Museum of the Americas, BRIC, Exit Art, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, El Museo del Barrio, and other venues. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Centro León, Museo de Arte Moderno de Santo Domingo, and several private collections in Europe and the Americas. Her artist's papers are part of the Archives of American Art. She is a founding member of the Dominican York Proyecto Gráfica (DYPG), a printmaking collective.
Live at the Archway is generously supported by Sixpoint!
It is additionally supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council.
Live at the Archway is curated by Clara Schuhmacher, Dumbo Improvement District, and Jan Bell, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival.
See the full season at https://dumbo.is/live-at-the-archway