Tangle presents Invert! - aerial dance theater - at the Rotunda 5/16-5/18
The Rotunda (4014 Walnut Street) Philadelphia, PA
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Tangle Movement Arts presents Invert!, an evening of all-new aerial dance theater from Philadelphia's interdisciplinary circus artists. Combining vertical flirtation, glittery sequins, feminist history, and a cordless power drill, Invert! premieres at the majestic Sanctuary at the Rotunda on May 16-18, 2013.
Tangle's seven-woman cast travels through simmering duets, a torch-song trapeze solo, a celebration of campy drag traditions, and a tribute to Rosie the Riveter complete with on-stage power tools. Tangle's kaleidoscope of bodies merge, fall apart, and climb to the Rotunda's 40-foot ceilings, interspersed with tango solos by Juilliard violinist Caeli Smith.
On Thursday May 16th, Friday May 17th, and Saturday May 18th at 8:30pm, Tangle will bring its new work to the historic and rarely seen Sanctuary at the Rotunda (4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104). You are invited to this one-of-a-kind premiere.
Tangle Movement Arts is a circus arts company with an interdisciplinary focus, whose work integrates traditional circus like aerial acrobatics with dance, theater, and live music. Tangle's work reflects individuals of diverse identities, with an emphasis on queer and female experience. Flying Kite Media says, "This company tells a story in silks and syllables, giving new meaning to rising action." Founded in Philadelphia in 2011, Tangle members have studied performance and trained circus arts at schools from around the world to the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts. Photo by Anne Saint Peter.