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Motley Dance presents Drill Piece
CPR - Center for Performance Research
Brooklyn , NY
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Motley Dance presents Drill Piece
Motley Dance's latest performance event, Drill Piece examines military custom, ritual and tradition in relationship to performance. Brought up in a military family, choreographer Motley considers how much of the Marine Corps lifestyle has carried over to her art practice. Inspired by the changing of the guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the USMC Silent Drill Team and basic training, the work draws comparison between the choreography and ritual that is present in both the military and an ensemble of female dancers. Drill Piece encourages its audience to ask deeper questions about their thoughts on military, gender, and the influence of a military presence both socially and culturally. It points to the small, mundane, and sometimes comical ways soldierly custom has been integrated into our lifestyle. Dancers interact with a vocal processor that distorts and loops their voices, exploring the existing military language of metaphors with which we describe our lives, such as "shot-gun" and "battle". Music ensemble Colonna Sonora performs live with keyboard synthesizers, drum machine, electric guitar, and microphone. Visual artist Aleta Lanier provides haunting animations, further capturing the ever- existing presence of army in our day-to-day.

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CPR - Center for Performance Research (View)
361 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn , NY 11211
United States


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Arts > Performance

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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