Windhover Presents Legacy: Looking Forward and Glancing Backward

Monday August 23, 2021

Caption: Michael Trusnovec and Annmaria Mazzini

Rockport – Windhover Center for the Performing Arts presents Michael Trusnovec & Company performing Legacy: Looking Forward and Glancing Backward on August 27th and 28th at 7:30 pm. The event is a full evening of modern dance featuring works by legendary choreographers Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, and Margie & Chris Gillis, as well as new choreography.

The performance is conceived by Michael Trusnovec, former soloist with Paul Taylor Dance Company and hailed by the New York Times as “one of the world’s most luminous dancers.”  Trusnovec is joined by Xin Ying, current star of the Martha Graham Dance Company, Annmaria Mazzini of Mazzini Dance Collective, Bradley Beakes of Doug Varone and Dancers, and dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker Thryn Saxon. Additional live music is provided by virtuoso guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan.

The program includes Vers la Glace, choreographed by Margie and Chris Gillis and James Kudelka with music by Eugene Friesen, and performed by Michael Trusnovec and Annmaria Mazzini; solo from Spindrift, choreographed by Paul Taylor and danced by Michael Trusnovec; Immediate Tragedy choreographed by Martha Graham and danced by Xin Ying; A Moment More, choreographed by Hernando Cortez and performed by Michael Trusnovec, Shedding Velvet, choreographed and performed by Bradley Beakes and Thryn Saxon, and additional choreography by the company.

Tickets are $34 and are available by visiting or by contacting the Gloucester Stage Box Office at 978-281-4433 or

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