Friday, September 20
$18 in advance / $22 at the door
We dig deep into our past - wearing the rhythms of stories learned along the way.
Have you ever felt hunger that’s buckled your knees? A longing so hollow that your bones start to thin? Loneliness. Or do you long to hear the sound of your own voice above the deafening babel of the flock? Sovereignty. LAMB/WOLF is a love story between two ill-fated souls written and performed by Annalyn Lehnig.
photo by: Annalyn Lehnig
Almost, is a dance of labored effort to shift and adjust oneself, to fit in and out of learned and imposed identities. Arrested breath, black outs, and bodily contortions disrupts an internal narrative not fully understood. Physical release and undulations in the body are performed while long repetitions of movement allow for glimpses of bird-like freedom in contrast to held moments of captivity. Directed by performer/choreographer Donna Costello; visual collaborators, Jennifer Paar and Larry Jackson, create an austere white space full of fabric, paper, and piping to frame these societal constructs with the slow deliberate focus to unravel and shed.
Photo by: Maria Baranova-Suzuki
unPacking Pina is a love-letter and a recontextualization of themes from the work of dance icon, Pina Bausch. Inspired by the complex femininity of Bausch’s work, LMnO3 unpacks second-wave feminism. Identifying traditional and current fragile feminine ideals and contemporary hallmarks of a successful dance career, LMnO3 sets out to discover if they are cut out for either task. Extricating themselves from figurative and literal boxes, “success” is questionable, but they make a hell of a mess trying.
Photo by: Brigid Marz