NW Dance Project

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Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 pm
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

 

Known for its cutting edge contemporary work, this Portland-based company led by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper brings its distinctly dark, theatrical, and vivid choreography to Henrik Ibsen’s incomparable 19th century play, Hedda Gabler, for its Fine Arts Center debut. Featuring an original score by Owen Belton, and a striking set by Luis Crespo. Dance International Magazine proclaimed that NW Dance is “changing the way dance is created” and have become “a laboratory, factory and repository for risk-taking new works from the next generation of choreographers from Europe and North America.”

$45, $35, $20; Five College Students and Youth 17 and Under: $15, $12, $10; Under40TIX $25

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Academic Connections: Art; Communication; Dance; English; Kinesiology; Management; Nutrition; Theater; WGSS
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Questions:
• How does dance adapt literary texts?
• How does a company
• How do dancers pace and care for their bodies?
• How do dancers approach physicality in a
• How does gender identity manifest itself in the business and artistic work of a dance company?

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