MOMIX, Opus Cactus
The internationally-acclaimed dance company, MOMIX, and Artistic Director Moses Pendleton, brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life with Opus Cactus, which uses MOMIX’s signature illusionistic style to create images of cactuses, slithering lizards and fire dancers.
September 14, 2018
Dorrance Dance – “ETM: Double Down”
ETM: Double Down
Dorrance Dance is an award-winning tap dance company based out of New York City, combining classic tap with more contemporary styles for more interesting and conceptual performances that aim to expand the audience of tap dancing. ETM: Double Down utilizes original tap “instruments” designed by 2014 Bessie Award Winner Nicholas Van Young, the score is not simply danced to, but danced BY the company. With the right programming, the sound of a single footfall can range from a snare drum to a note on an arpeggio.
February 9, 2019
Beijing Dance Theater – “Hamlet”
Beijing Dance Theater, one of China’s most distinguished dance companies, with its stunning dancers, returns to the U.S. with Hamlet. In 2006, FENG Xiogang invited WANG Yuanyuan to work on his film The Banquet, based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. This inspired WANG to create a ballet telling the story of Hamlet through the eyes the melancholy prince, who struggles with power, family, revenge and love.
February 22, 2019
Pilobolus – Shadowland: The New Adventure
Shadowland: The New Adventure
In 2009, Pilobolus created Shadowland, the first show of its kind, which the company has since performed in 32 countries, for over a million people. Now, Pilobolus is proud to present an all-new shadow adventure. Shadowland: The New Adventure uses Pilobolus’s exploration of mixed media to tell a love story about two people and their quest to save a magical bird. Employing animation, video, an live shadow theater, this madcap adventure dips its toe into the genres of science fiction, film noir, an romantic comedy.
April 12, 2019
Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Combining technical precision, power and passion, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends tradition in a groundbreaking mix of styles ranging from ballet to hip hop. Founded by former members of Alvin Ailey, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, the company has been featured several times on the hit show So You Think You Can Dance; this season the company brings an exhilarating program set to music from Bach to Bowie. Stardust is an “utterly transfixing” tribute to the life and music of David Bowie, full of glitter and glam.
June 1, 2019