Kidd Pivot Dance Company Returns to Portland With Dark Matters
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The last date listed for Kidd Pivot was Thursday March 15, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Facile and articulate dancers move through the most poignant choreography and physical theater I've seen in years. From beginning to end, I was engaged. The choreography was the best use of contact improvisation I've seen on stage or even in studios.
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“faces the inevitabilities of death and decay with humour and resilience . . .[She] plucks tenderness and transcendence from the void . . .The movement is ravishingly fluid” —The Australian
“her dancers have exceptional fluency and control.” —The Sydney Morning Herald
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White Bird Uncaged is delighted to present the return of Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM and Crystal Pite’s new work Dark Matters at the Newmark Theatre, Portland Center for the Performing Arts. Kidd Pivot’s Lost Action launched White Bird Uncaged in Fall 2008, and Portland audiences discovered in Pite one of Canada’s most exciting and inventive choreographers. Emerging from Pite’s fascination with the unseen forces at work on mind and body, Dark Matters is a brilliant combination of lifelike puppetry and dynamic movement, featuring a haunting original score from long-time collaborator Owen Belton.
The performance runs two hours with an intermission.
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White Bird is committed to bringing the best Portland-based, regional, national, and international dance companies to Portland, Oregon and to fostering the growth of dance in the region. White Bird will do this through presenting established and emerging companies and choreographers, commissioning or co-commissioning new work, and collaborating with other arts organizations in Portland and the region to make dance performances possible.