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Come visit for all the latest news after March
or on our YouTube channel: claytorarts
Live streaming,Claytor Studio & Gallery
www.pctv21.org Fridays at 2PM or in the city
of Pittsburgh on the Comcast cable television system:
Comcast Channel 21 or Verizon Channel 47.
|Marylloyd Claytor in Women of the Water: The Siren
|Holiday Market in Pittsburgh's Mkt Sq
|Liz reading oral interpretation
|poems by Shakespeare, Plath, and Dickinson
Women of the Water was premiered in a showing at Dance Theater Workshop now entitled New York Live Arts. This is the
first time the piece has been performed in Pittsburgh.
Ms. Claytor performed excerpts of other sections of the piece: The Figurehead and the Mermaid.
She also performed Ballspiel and Waterstudy by Isadora Duncan from The Dances of Isadora Duncan.
|Women of the Water The Siren
See original fashions from the Capricorn II line on Fridays 2PM during November. Vintage clothing in an installation
art display in the cafe of the August Wilson Center is included in the program. Fibrearts and modern dance are a part of the
installation. Opportunity to see Ms. Claytor's live fashion mannequins open the program. The mannequins come to life in a
runway fashion show and dance excerpt.
|Images from the windows of the August Wilson Ctr
|Glass is transparent but reflects the urban scene inside and outside
|from the Urban Gurlz / Urbanscapes art installations
The weekly series is, live streaming, or on demand...Claytor Studio & Gallery has
your viewing preference covered. www.pctv21.org
Experience a Fashion Remix
Currently airing Fridays at 2PM
the city of Pittsburgh see the program on
21 or Verizon Channel 47.
living mannequins did a fabulous job in the patio windows of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Building on Pittsburgh's
Southside. The still photos from video capture are a layered visual experience. The great view of Pittsburgh's rivers and
hills are reflected in the windows. Guests arriving are looking at the mannequinn's as the mannequinns look at the guests.
The guests inside socialize getting ready for the rest of the performance.
Click on demand from the PCTV website address any time convenient
to you. Click on the tab Claytor, Claytor Studio and Gallery.
Watch PCTV Channel 21 Comcast and
Channel 47 Verizon 2:00 PM
In rehearsal...never seen in Pittsburgh ...
WOMEN OF THE WATER
An installation art vintage fashion show from on the road. See Marylloyd
and her models and dancers along with fiberart soft sculpture doll clothed in vintage crochet.
Fitness outdoors is another episode coming up soon. Late summer and early fall outdoor
setting is the stage for upcoming segments of Warm Up to Warm Up on Claytor Studio and Gallery.
Ears was premiered in a showing at New York Live Arts then Dance Theater Workshop in New York, New York. Model Katelyn
takes the Ears costume to the runway during Pittsburgh Fashion Week
|Katelyn in scarf overlay Capricorn II Fall 2012
|Inspired by choreography Ears by Claytor
|Informal modeling was the next part of the event
|Alysia,Charles, David,and Chantal moved around the room showing the vintage outfits
More Vintage Fashion Show
The models did not talk to the guests as they continued the 'old school' informal modeling
experience. It was entertaining as the models periodically were frozen in a fashion pose.
|Claytor Design for Continuum
|Another Capricorn II design
Marylloyd Claytor designed an original costume for
the Continuum Dance Theatre December 2, 2012
Follow the link to their Facebook page
Thanks to all supporters during our fall season of events!
High fashion elegant model/dancers are the signature
of everything MCDC as the stage costumes are fiberart high fashion... Capricorn II . The elegant models only need one name.
If you missed the North Hills Art Center gallery opening the gallery crawl last month and the launch of the Capricorn II clothing
line see video here and on our YouTube channel Claytorarts. There are daily updates of the art installation exhibit during
week one. Coming next are the closing videos and photos from our fall season.
Marylloyd Claytor Dance Company
is a 501(c)(3)non profit tax exempt organization
Urbanscapes Opening Performance at the North Hills Art Center
Pittsburgh Fashion Week: Runway show marathon caps off week
|Models as mannequins at the August Wilson Center
|President and Artistic Director Marylloyd Claytor
|Live model as mannequin looks out on the world as the world reflects on her. Photo:MWilliams
What you missed last fall 2012... Dolls
Installation and Performance Art
Living Mannequins in the window with Informal Modeling, Runway Vintage Fashion Show, and Modern Dance at the
August Wilson Center for African American Culture - Cafe during Pittsburgh's
fall Gallery Crawl. In the window above left are Katelyn O'Leary, Bureshyo Umurerwa, Jamaya Robinson,and Chantal Sangwa. The
Capricorn II line was premiered at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center as part of Pittsburgh Fashion Week's Back-to-Back
Runway Fashion Shows. Click on the link at the top of the page for more coverage in the Tribune Review Newspaper. See photos
of the runway snake finale and Marissa in black wrap stretch knit pants along with Bureshyo Umvrerwa in a russet knit
fall tube dress.
You missed the 2012 events in September and October with us!
Scroll down to see the art installation
of shoes from the 1960's purchased from old line department stores Kaufmann's and The Joseph Horne Co.
October 27 - Closing 12:00PM - 4:00PM Meet and Greet
obtain your tickets now 412-216-2616 suggested donation
Fashion Show and Modern Dance Performance
7:00PM - 8:00PM Modern Dance Performance with Art Installation
Hold onto summer a little longer and enjoy photography
of Western Pennsylvania flowers and prepare for the winter holidays with photography of New York City's Greenwich
Village and Harlem religious architecture. A look urban life continues with installation art with soft sculpture dolls, vintage
shoes, and Capricorn II fashions.
North Hills Art Center 3432 Babcock Boulevard Pittsburgh,
Daily Showing Hours Monday through Saturday 12:00PM
- 8:00 PM
Marylloyd Claytor hit the fall 2012 fashion runway in Faith Pongracz edgey
fashion line Faith-N- Khaos at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall for the start of Pittsburgh Fashion Week.
Ms. Claytor mixed the runway and modern dance skills as only she can.
Claytor Studio & Gallery Warm Up to Warm Up
PCTV - Channel 21 Comcast and Channel 47 Verizon
See how De-Stress Fitness began. Check out a clip
from the background on De-Stress Fitness presented at the dance studio of Mount Holyoke College . Click on the link
below or visit us on YouTube on the claytorarts channel.
|Market Street Arts Festival, Market Street Academy Brownsville,PA.
|Market Street Academy, Market Street Arts Festival, Brownsville, Pennsylvania
ROAD TRIP The Urban Gurlz on the road to a summer arts festival!
Marylloyd Claytor and Mary Williams went on the road to Brownsville, PA. for the Market
Street Arts Festival May 18-May 20,2012. Mary displayed her photography. Marylloyd displayed her fiberarts and photography.
Marylloyd also performed excerpts from one of her original pieces "Women of the Sea"
and celebrated American dance pioneer Isadora Duncan's 135th birthday at the Market Street Academy. Enjoy some of the photos
from the ROAD TRIP.
March through May were great for the Marylloyd Claytor Dance Company organization. We had a great two week run at the
North Hills Art Center. Look for more highlights here if you missed URBAN GURLZ! We finished the month of May at
the second annual Market Street Arts Festival south of Pittsburgh in Brownsville, Pennsylvania.
Marylloyd Claytor performed at Community College of Allegheny County North's beautiful atrium for Women's History
Month. Ms. Claytor performed an oral interpretation and dance performance highlighting the life and career of Isadora Duncan
and Martha Graham. See the photo below of Ms. Claytor in an Isadora Duncan scarf dance improvisation.
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|Fiberart lifesize doll and photography
|Market Street Arts Festival, Brownsville, Pennsylvania
|Marylloyd Claytor's Lifesize Fiberart doll
|The doll enjoys the great entertainment along with the guests at the Market Street Arts Festival
Urban Gurlz artists, docent, and guest enjoy conversation about the art pieces.
|Mary Williams photographer
|Marylloyd Claytor Fiberartist, Dancer, Actress
Williams and Claytor outside the North Hills Art Center(below left)
Marylloyd Claytor performing in the CCAC North Campus Atrium
Marylloyd Claytor in Isadora Duncan improvisation for Women's History Month at CCAC North, Pittsburgh, PA. (above right)
Below Marylloyd Claytor performs excerpts from her oral interpretation and dance production of "Martha Graham:Homegrown
World Famous" as part of Women's History Month at Community College of Allegheny County North Campus, Atrium, March 2012.
Art Installation Showing April 22 - May 5
North Hills Art Center
Check for highlights of our two week run
Read about us in the northern neighborhood newspapers. Here is the link:
search with : Marylloyd Claytor
and ...Click on the article entitled: Aunt, niece collaborate on North Hills art
Here is the web address:
Look for the feature article about the artists in the Minority Business Journal Marh/April issue.
We are always working on something new. Check back here for information about Urban
Gurlz in production for our cable show coming back to PCTV Channel 21. Do not worry if you do not live in the city it will
be broadcast on Verizon Fios as well as streaming on the Internet. We will fill you in on the details.
Celebrate Women's History Month
Marylloyd Claytor appears at Community College of Allegheny County
North Campus with her new one woman show
Women in American Modern Dance
Tuesday March 27, 2012 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
Ms. Claytor will present Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham through oral interpretation.
She will also perform Duncan's Ballspiel and Waterstudy along with Graham's Lamentation. Ms. Claytor
will wear tunics recosntructed from Duncan's notes on costuming.
We are planning some exciting things for the new year.
Some of the work premiered in New York City in 2009 and 2010 will be seen on local Pittsburgh cable television. If you are
not in the city don't worry. Our local cable access station on the Comcast system is now carried on the Verizon Fios
system. You also be able to see the programs streaming on the internet. There will be new work being choreographed for television.
There will be some live multimerdia installations in the
new year. Look for news about new choreography, fiberarts, photography, and oral interpretation of original new poetry and
Two years of Showings have created over a dozen new works
in progress. Summer 2010 the works will be coming to cable televsion and internet webisodes.
There are new works in progress. The modern dance roots
have a new look with outdoor filming of the works in progress this season. Catch them on cable in "Behind the Scenes" and
on the internet in our new webisode format.
We come indoors for the "Soiree Musicale". Hear classic
piano favorites and new music.
The webisode is also a fashion show. The audiences love
the gowns and cocktail dresses and you can catch all the fashion news too!
Marylloyd Claytor explores the impact of electronics in
our lives from the beginnings of television. Ms. Claytor experiments with her greyscale and color bar dresses. She experiments
with various styles of headphones an antenna.
EXCERPT FORM THE ARTIST'S NOTEBOOK
Ms. Claytor is going back to her electronic music roots. She pulled notes and music from her work at Hampshire
College and Wesleyan University.
"I'm exploring those early improvisations and putting a new twist and edge on my work. You'll hear it when the new works
hit the internet and cable programming I create. from the showing"
|Marylloyd Claytor in "Ears"
|Photo: Mary Williams
|"Ears" choreographed by Marylloyd Claytor
|Photos Mary WIlliams
|from Women of the Water Photo: Mary Wiliams
|Plugged In Tuned Out
|Claytor explores the Web 2.0 impact
Dance, Music, and Theatre
Performance Art and Fiberarts
The Marylloyd Claytor Dance Company is dedicated to the performing arts and ancillary artforms as well as
Ms. Claytor has returned from New York City where she presented a showing of new solo works in progress.
One Woman Shows
Martha Graham: Homegrown World Famous
Working the Arts: Business of the Arts
We can design a workshop to suit your needs.
Effects available: watercolor or airbrush
Preview a clip from the original Entombed. Bonus clip of Medusa, from The Medusa Legend