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Open Call for Dancers for Table of Silence Project 9/11

Buglisi Dance Theatre is proud to partner with Dance/NYC, The September Concert, and all of our friends from the NYC dance community on the fourth year of The Table of Silence Project 9/11 at Lincoln Center. The Table of Silence Project 9/11 is a multi-cultural prayer for peace, realized through a transcendent ceremony for 100+ dancers, that carries out the vision of choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi and artist Rossella Vasta. The site-specific work is a poetic call for tolerance and peace in our world. For the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi invites all dancers with professional experience to please join her for this powerful message of peace from the cultural capital of America to the world.

The Table of Silence Project 9/11 ceremony takes place on the Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center on Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:15am. Since 2011, over 400 dancers have participated in The Table of Silence, which has been viewed via live stream in 45 states and 82 countries.


Advanced registration required by August 14. No walk-ups.
Open Call: Wednesday, August 20, 7:45pm – at Steps on Broadway, NYC
Rehearsal and Call-Back: Thursday, August 21, 3pm

Dancers must Pre-Register by August 14: E-mail full name, phone number, photo, and resume to buglisi@buglisidance.org with “Table of Silence – Dance/NYC” in the subject line.

August 21 thru September 10 (subject to change)

Thursday, September 11 at Lincoln Center, 8:15am

The Table of Silence Project represents the common threads of humanity which unite all mankind into a single force with common goals and aspirations regardless of race, culture, or religion. Through this event, we wish to achieve the dual purpose of celebrating and honoring peace, through listening, a united moment of silence – a call for Peace in our world. -Jacqulyn Buglisi

The Table of Silence Project 9/11 is made possible with the generous support of Jody & John Arnhold, Arnhold Foundation; Heinz Family Foundation; New Music USA; Caroline Howard Hyman & Edward S. Hyman, Jr.; Steps on Broadway; The Juilliard School; Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; New 42nd Street Studios; TenduTV, and public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature.


Deadline 8/14/2014
Contact Name Buglisi Dance Theatre
Contact Email buglisi@buglisidance.org