By TOM CHESEK
Addressing a stageful of local residents at Two River Theater last Thursday night, Larry Keigwin framed a pre-rehearsal peptalk with Its great how in this digitally saturated age, were all doing something together thats live and interactive.
The occasion that brought the award winning choreographer together with a group of several dozen Monmouth County neighbors an eclectic collection that boasts at least one septuagenarian, six or seven primary school kids and a dog is a project by the name of Bolero Red Bank.
Designed exclusively for the Red Bank area audience, the dance piece uses the magnificent musical merry-go-round of Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero” as the soundtrack to a celebration of the greater Red Bank area and the things that the people who live here love the most about it. And, when Bolero Red Bank hits the stage of the Bridge Avenue performing arts center this Friday and Saturday night, it will prove to be something of a “day at the beach” for audience and participants alike.