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Channel/Dance: An Evening of Movement, Art, and Theater
Waterfront Square @ Atlantic Wharf
Boston, MA
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Channel/Dance: An Evening of Movement, Art, and Theater
Imagine the possibilities when eight Boston choreographers collaborate with painters, photographers, playwrights, and other artists to create short movement pieces. Mix in a half-dozen of the briefest plays, and the result is a unique hour and a half joining dance, theater, and all sorts of art.

Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance have invited eight teams of choreographers and artists from non-dance disciplines to collaborate in inventing performance works of three to six minutes each. In addition, the evening features six new plays, each less than two minutes long and each with a connection to dance, selected from 80 submissions received from playwrights all over the country.

This collaboration with Contrapose Dance will be the thirteenth in Fort Point Theatre Channel's always surprising and exciting Exclamation Point! series of short new works.
CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE is presented free, thanks to the generosity of our donors, including Boston Properties and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

A Glimpse of What to Expect

Courtney Peix and Daniel J. van Ackere: Under a canopy of white, dancers will perform on a platform embedded with LED lighting, echoing Starry Night, a permanent Fort Point installation created by van Ackere and Lisa Greenfield.

Mariah Steele and Anne Loyer: In manipulating Loyer's movable sculpture, Steele and dancers will explore ideas related to climate change, the oceans, and interdependence.

The Wondertwins (Billy & Bobby McClain) and Nick Thorkelson: The dancers moving in concert with Thorkelson's animation will suggest robots programmed (badly) by an engineer who's been watching too much television.  

Audra Carbatta and Olivia Brownlee: The theme is coming and going as the collaborators flip the traditional way of creating a movement piece, with Brownlee's music created to match Carbatta's choreography.

Mark Warhol and Kelley Donovan: To the accompaniment of Warhol's solo music for clarinet, Donovan and dancers will develop a dance that investigates the internal world of transformation.

Nicole Pierce and Rick Dorff: Balloons held aloft by helium create Dorff's environment for Pierce's dance performance.

Maggie Foster, Caitlyn Schrader, Silvia Graziano, and Douglas Urbank: The colaborators are working on the subject of social norms of feminine idealism. The performance will include an audio recording, an accompanying text, and film projection.

Annie Kloppenberg and Peter Agoos: Ideas under development

PLUS: Six very, very short plays.

Location

Waterfront Square @ Atlantic Wharf (View)
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Arts > Visual
Music > Classical
Music > Experimental
Film
Social

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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