Decadancetheatre: All-Female Hip-Hop Ensemble in Decadance vs. the Firebird
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The last date listed for Decadancetheatre was Saturday April 5, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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I have seen better High school dance concerts.
A mumbling, rambling, nervous narrative to start then repetition, repetition, repetition.
Failed on all levels, technical, talent, entertainment value.
Very disappointing. The Luckman so often has...continued
An explosive fusion of hip hop and dance theatre, this all-female ensemble will blow you away with a performance that is “intensely emotional and casually streetwise” (Jennifer Dunning, New York Times).
Based in Brooklyn and comprised of young women from the United States, Colombia and Japan, this eight-member ensemble may not share the same spoken language, but they have all acquired the common universal languages of dance and urban hip-hop on the streets of the cities where they grew up.
Decadance, led by artistic director Jennifer Weber, strives to take the female hip-hop artist out of the background of music videos and into the forefront of theatrical performance. Decadance vs. The Firebird is a high-energy urban ballet that mashes up Stravinsky’s Firebird with original hip-hop beats, fusing break dancing with ballet and remixing the classic tale from the ballet with a contemporary vision.