Dance from Jane Jerardi and Daniel Burkholder at Dance Place
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Inspired by the Age of Enlightenment, Random Dance's multi-sensory, multimedia work FAR features 10 incredible dancers in a project that confronts the distortions, sensuality and feeling of the 18th century -- all set against a cutting-edging computerized pin board comprised of 3,200 LED lights. At once physical and immediate yet intensely cerebral, FAR features a haunting original score by Ben Frost, a critically acclaimed Australian composer known for his post-classical electronic music. The show is created by award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor, hailed for his innovative approach to new technology and fast, articulate choreographic style. Learn More
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“Jerardi’s talent is well established within dance circles; her perfectly capable video installation proves her merits in other genres as well.” —_Washington Post _
DC-area artists Daniel Burkholder and Jane Jerardi generate inventive dance works that engage audiences in unexpected ways by employing improvisation, experimentation and multimedia.
Daniel Burkholder’s company The PlayGround combines the formalism of choreography with the spontaneity of improvisation in “My ocean is never blue.” Called a “stunning display of ensemble work” by The Washington Post, the work examines our multi-faceted relationships to water, from the personal to the environmental and political.
Jane Jerardi’s dances move fluidly between media — from dancers captured in videos that are projected on the sides of buildings to intimate personal private performances and site-specific works. With “Perspective,” she returns to the stage and collects excerpts from several pieces she’s created over the past five years. Re-imagined as a series of related dances, they will intersperse projected video with striking gesture and compelling performance, including a new piece to a score by Amy Farina of The Evens.