Jane Franklin Dance's Incidence Explores The Influence of Chance
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The last date listed for Jane Franklin Dance: Incidence was Saturday December 13, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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<p>Jane Franklin Dance is pleased to announce the selection of Incidence to be performed in Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint in Washington in December. The Mead Theatre Lab, a program of the Cultural Development Corporation, nurtures and expands the visibility of up-and-coming and established performers and organizations. An advisory panel of noted theatre professionals selected Incidence for their 2008-2009 season. Jane Franklin Dance is tremendously excited to present this premiere collaboration.</p>
Incidence is a dance, music and installation art performance that explores the influences of chance. Artist Howard Connelly has created a life size, kinetic sculpture that acts as a trigger for the dancers and the music. The installation functions like a roulette wheel in which a croupier spins a wheel in one direction, and a ball in the opposite direction. In Incidence music and dance, like the wheel and ball, meet by coincidence dependent on the turn of the installation.</p> <p>
</p> <p>Composer Gina Biver will create separate pieces of music varying in length, texture and style. The position of Connelly’s sculpture art installation will dictate dancers' movements along with the music.