Lies You Can Dance To, a New Political Dance Work
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The last date listed for Lies You Can Dance To was Sunday September 16, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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Creator of Not a Genuine Black Man, the longest-running solo show in San Francisco history, the multi-talented Brian Copeland mounts his third one-man production, The Scion, an incisively funny look at class inequality. With his razor-sharp wit, Copeland examines the events surrounding the infamous Santos Linguisa Factory triple homicide, in which the sausage dynasty's scion gunned down three meat inspectors as they attempted to enter the facility. Walking the line between comedy and tragedy, Copeland turns the microscope on the privileged few that believe themselves to be above the law. An author, comedian, radio and TV host, Copeland also recently starred alongside Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson in the film The Bucket List and is the creator of the critically acclaimed solo show The Waiting Period. Learn More
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Enjoyed the strength and good technique shown by the performers as well as the use of apparatus--to me it was a new experience seeing this. I had never been to the Marsh and thought it was a good venue as every seat was a "good" one. Not able to stay for the talk afterwards, but would have enjoyed hearing the feedback from the audience as well as what the choreographer and dancers had to say about the process and ideas for this piece.
Quotes & Highlights
- "A wonder of equilibrium." --<em>New York Times</em>
<p>Flyaway Productions performs apparatus-based dances that expose the range and power of female physicality. Founded in 1996, the company's performances integrate risk, spectacle and social potency. The dances build on physical athleticism and images of female power. The company performs in both traditional and site-specific venues, including rooftops, fire escapes and industrial cranes. Flyaway has performed at the Boston Dance Umbrella's International Aerial Festival, San Francisco's Skydancers Festival, the Aerial Dance Festival in Colorado and locally at Brava Theater Center, Theater Artaud, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
Described by the New York Times as "a wonder of equilibrium," Artistic Director Jo Kreiter is a San Francisco-based dancer/choreographer with a background in political science. Through dance she is seeking to engage imagination, physical innovation and the political conflicts we live within. Kreiter is a recipient of a 2003 Rockefeller/ MAP grant, a 2003 Public Art Commission form the SF Arts Commission, a 2002 Wattis Residency at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, a 2001 CA Dancemakers Fellowship, a 2000 Gerbode Foundation Award for Choreography, and a San Francisco Bay Guardian 2000 GOLDIE Award. She is one of a few women worldwide to have gained expertise in the art of Chinese pole acrobatics.</p>