The Bench, 2010
This series was derived from a group of images curated to serve as snapshots of family moments and life events. The images were projected on stage to serve as narrative placeholders in the original dance production of The Bench in 2009, The Bench was created, choreographed and directed by Kiesha Lalama and commissioned by the Pittsburgh Playhouse and Point Park University.
As you look back at your life’s journey, what memories do you cherish most? The Bench is an unforgettable multi-media dance experience with a live orchestra that celebrates family and chronicles moments that fill our lives with stories, our hearts with memories and our souls with fulfillment. The Bench is an event for the entire family. Experience the magic with those you love. Named one of the top 10 dance productions of 2009 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Conceived and Choreographed by Kiesha Lalama-White
Music composed by David Lalama
Guest Artist Ralph Lalama
Rockwell Theatre, Pittsburgh Playhouse
December 10 – 19, 2010
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Playhouse Company Premieres Family-Themed "The Bench". Dec. 10, 2009