Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
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All offers for Shen Wei Dance Arts have expired.
The last date listed for Shen Wei Dance Arts was Friday March 19, 2004 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:
- Full Price:
- $65.00 - $75.00
- Our Price:
- $32.00 - $52.00
Now in its 60th year, the pioneering Paul Taylor Dance Company stages several of its acclaimed pieces at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Dubbed the "naughty boy" of dance by Martha Graham, Taylor's not only one of the greatest modern choreographers of the 20th century, he's also one of the 21st century's most daring innovators, still creating well into his 80s. His 16-member company embodies his continuing genius and nurtures new talent -- Tony winners Twyla Tharp and David Parsons are among its many distinguished alumni. Expect a wonderful show of kinetic movement, enthralling storytelling and surprising humor from one of the true legends of the form. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- Sell out crowds at the Kennedy Center, NYC's Lincoln Center Festival and Spoleto Festival have been thrilled by the company's breathtaking beauty and power.
- "Poetic, impudent, beautiful, and strange, the dances of Shen Wei...announce the advent of a strikingly original artist...One of the most creative highlights of [the festival] is the program in which Shen Wei Dance Arts triumphed." --NY Times
- This is the company's only West Coast date in the 2003-2004 season.
One of the most compelling new artists working today, Shen Wei fuses dance, theater, Chinese opera, painting, and sculpture into transcendent moments of profound beauty.
In his choreography for Rite of Spring, set to Stravinsky's two-piano score, Shen Wei's dancers propel themselves across the stage, saturating the work like paint on canvas. Folding finds its inspiration in Chinese art, weaving red-and black-draped dancers into a human mandala with Tibetan Buddhist chants and music by John Tavener.
"Rite of Spring"
Choreographer: Shen Wei
Composer: John Tavener
Choreographer: Shen Wei
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