Emergence: Gaia Rising
Directed by Potpourri of directors (see description)
Seeds sleep the winter chill away, and in respect for the warming sun, the spring rains and receptive earth, a new beginning emerges, as does new and original dance…
A piquant potpourri of new dances presented by local, national, and international choreographers. Maureen Janson, director of Smartdance, presents a postmodernist work. Choreographer and former Lar Lubovitch dancer Marc Kotz presents his classical modern work. Audience-favorite Kiro Kopulos, unveils a work informed by Japanese Butoh. Robert E Cleary re-invents his Primavera Portena. Tiana Ching Maslanka, premieres a dance based on Scottish folklore. Brienna Tipler, a work inspired by Monet masterpieces. Carlos Ramirez, director of Danztrad, blends Mexican folkloric and modern dance. Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez, presents a fusion of Flamenco with contemporary ballet.
Produced by Kanopy Dance Company at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St, Madison
Performances: April 17-19, 2015
Saturday 5:00pm and 8:00pm
Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
Friday April 17, 7:00-7:30pm, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Emergence for admittance. Choreographers will talk about their process of creating dance.
Ticket Prices: $29 General/$22 Student (college/university)/$14 kids (under 18)
Call 608-258-4141 or visit www.overturecenter.org for reservations or more information.