Colorful Mazowsze Holiday Program Highlights the Music and Dance of Poland
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A modern dance company that's been performing -- and blowing minds -- since 1971, Pilobolus proves that the human body is the most eloquent and magical of all mediums. The company's famed for its innovative contortions, requiring incredible strength, agility and flexibility, and they've been featured everywhere from Oprah and 60 Minutes to Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Sesame Street, not to mention performing to acclaim on the 2007 Academy Awards broadcast. Having collaborated with some of the best and brightest minds in entertainment -- including Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are), Grammy-winning band OK Go and Pulitzer Prize winner Art Spiegelman (Maus) -- Pilobolus continues to redefine the world's understanding of dance through constant transformation and evolution, continually adding to their repertory of more than 100 works. Take advantage of this exclusive pre-sale to be sure you experience this ground-breaking group. Learn More
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Direct from Poland, Mazowsze returns to The Hanover Theatre as part of its special 60th anniversary tour with a holiday program that is a thrilling display of dazzling movement, vibrant color and stunning beauty. The tour is coordinated with major public television showings of the PBS special The Music and Dance of Poland (check your local listings).
The choreography and musical arrangements represent 39 regions of Poland with traditional performance styles. A full 23-member orchestra performs music ranging from Chopin to simple folk melodies beloved by the Poles for centuries.
90 dancers, musicians and singers are arrayed in a seemingly never-ending series of handmade traditional costumes – more than 1,000 in total, one more dramatic and colorful than the next. Some weigh as much as 30 pounds, making their energetic gravity-defying leaps, twirls and lifts even more impressive!
The Mazowsze performance troupe whirls, leaps, stamps and glides in a glorious outpouring of sound and motion, rhythm and music that celebrates the cultural legacy of Poland.