Armitage Gone! Dance: "Punk" Ballerina Karole Armitage in Multimedia Show
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The last date listed for Armitage Gone! Dance was Saturday March 21, 2009 / 8:00pm.
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Using dance, video, images and text, world renowned contemporary choreographer David Roussève creates a new coming-of-age story for the Twitter generation with his latest commissioned work, Stardust. A touring show performed by Roussève's long-running multicultural dance theatre troupe, REALITY, Stardust is a glimpse into the life of a gay African-American teenager who appears only through his unanswered texts, which are projected on screen. Dancers weave jazz-inflected movements with storytelling techniques around the texts to create an immersive experience unlike any other that explores the evolving nature of intimacy in our technology-driven world. Learn More
The parking is very disorganized at MTW. Be sure to allow time going in and getting out. On the Atherton side, they are usually line up into the street. It appears there is only one line, but there is normally two. There is just no sign or person to let you know . You may see someone a block away swing their arms, if anything.'S Wonderful info • Apr 21 2014 star this tip starred
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Really interesting and thought provoking choreography; especially satisfying use of the entire ensemble on stage together at one time. Beautiful theatre with not a bad seat in the house, easy ticket pick-up and parking. Next time, we will bring...continued
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“Her new program is far out and altogether terrific.” —New York Post
“Punk ballerina” Karole Armitage has teamed up with internationally acclaimed visual artist David Salle to share her fresh, unique vision of ballet technique in an evening of stunning originality that combines dance, music and art. Her company will perform two recent works: Ligeti Essays, a suite of concise, jewel-like movements choreographed to music by the great Hungarian composer György Ligeti; and Time is the echo of an axe within a wood which The New York Times called “one of the most beautiful dances to be seen in New York in a very long time.” Dance critic Clive Barnes raves, “her new program is far out and altogether terrific!”