Crossing Currents: Minnesota Dance Theatre Presents a World Premiere and a Look Back
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The last date listed for Minnesota Dance Theatre: Crossing Currents was Sunday April 10, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Minnesota Dance Theatre (MDT) presents Crossing Currents to close its current performance season at the Lab Theater. This Minnesota dance event offers a world premiere and a triptych of art-inspired works. MDT celebrates its eclectic repertory, exclusive work, past commissions and the new as it looks forward to its 50th anniversary in 2012.
Bessie Award winner and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company dancer dynamo Boykin returns to Minnesota with her "...finely sculpted, expressive movement that challenges both body and mind." (The Village Voice)
Fricke/Gagaku and Kodo Drummers of Japan
"Inspired by sculptures of Paul Granlund with flight as a metaphor for our instinctual craving for boldness." (Wynn Fricke)
"A duet exploring Frida Kahlo's relationship to pain, limitations and fragility of the body and desires that exist within." (Wynn Fricke)
Digging for Clay
"A contemporary work examining the compelling, enduring and inspired relationship between sculptors Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin." (Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner)
Bred in the Bone
Originally choreographed for MDT in 1997, this piece draws from structured ideas of ritual and repetition playing with the perception of boundaries.
The program lineup was current at the time of publication; it is subject to change without notice.
About the Ticket Supplier: Minnesota Dance Theatre
The mission of Minnesota Dance Theatre & the Dance Institute is to create masterful and provocative dance performances which entertain and inspire audiences, and to foster talent by providing a comprehensive classical and contemporary training curriculum focused on the technical and artistic demands of a professional dance career.