PDM invites you to peak into the creative process at Sequins in My Sink! A PDM Ga(y)la on Sunday November 8 at 5:30pm (pre-party beginning at 4:45pm).Over the course of the evening, PDM will:
premiere the dance film The House of Accumulated Beauties featuring the collection of Isabella Stewart Gardner and the artists/collaborators of Public Displays of Motion A 2018 commission of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Boston Foundation
share excerpts from Stones to Rainbows/Gay to Queer Lives a Creative City Project, supported by New England Foundation for the Arts and the Barr Foundation
reveal the first in the series Postcards From The Front a response to the pandemic created by PDM artists and community collaborators, supported through the generous donations of the company and community
offer a few Surprises of course!
Throughout the last 7 months, PDM has been hosting virtual cocktail parties, paired conversations, company rehearsals, planning meetings, and more. While we’ve all been forced to endure an endless array of online meetings, PDM throws some zest in our zooming. As one cocktail hour participant remarked, “This is the best Zoom call I’ve been on. It felt really...real, and quickly intimate.” We’ll be throwing the same signature sparkle into our sequined ga(y)la, where we welcome you as you are - even if that is in your pajamas from the neck down and tiara and ruby earrings above.
Sequins In My Sink will include a film debut, virtual performances, lively conversation and more. After a two year production process following a one year residency, The House of Accumulated Beauties, the film, will showcase the eccentric and stunning collections of Isabella Stewart Gardner in concert with movement created and performed by the inter-generational and interabled cast of collaborators of PDM. The evening will also include highlights of Postcards From the Front and the NEFA Creative City funded commission Stones to Rainbows/Gay to Queer Lives. Both works use video and visual art in new ways for the company, and as with most PDM works, juxtapose personal histories against the landscape of a wide world, encasing image and movement within a glass globe.
Join us for performances, cocktails and conversation beginning at 5:30pm, or sign up for the pre-party beginning at 4:45. Tickets are available on a sliding scale, $25-$100. Tickets purchased at levels $60 or higher, reserved by 11:59pm on Sunday November 1, will receive a PDM-party-in-a-box, including PDM memorabilia and ingredients for the evening’s signature cocktail.
Top cover photo by Olivia Moon Photography/@halfasianlens
Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion (PDM) is under the fiscal sponsorship of The Dance Complex. Tax deductible donations can be made through The Dance Complex's website. Follow this link, and select Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion when making your donation.