Crackling with his signature bravado and high-energy physicality, Raphael Xavier shares the stage with a multigenerational cast, performing a series of solos, duets and quintets in his newest work, featuring a soundscape of beats, spoken word poetry and musical rhythms.
Distilling the art of breaking to its purest form, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory in this special class. Participants will be able to learn about various breaking movements as well as the importance of Spoken Word and Poetry within his piece, Point of Interest.
Through movement, mime, and comedy, a veteran solo artist recalls and recreates the indelible memories from thirty years of touring twenty-five nations.
Provocative and iconoclastic cellist Matt Haimovitz collaborates with jazz pianist/composer Vijay Iyer to present a program of duets and solos drawn from an eclectic repertoire.
Join Leah Verier-Dunn, Artistic Director of Moving Ethos Dance Company on an exploration of the concept of dance theater and how to tell a story through movement. Featuring dancers from Moving Ethos, Leah will play with the concept of narrative, and what "dance theater" means to Moving Ethos.
U.S. Choreographer Kate Weare collaborates with French tango ensemble to reveal the formal strengths and distinctions between Argentine tango and contemporary dance partnering. Performed by three tango dancers and two contemporary dancers with live music performed by Argentinean composer Gustavo Beytlemann.
Continuing a commitment to provide a platform and support for local contemporary artists. Moving Ethos strives to rebuild connections to ourselves and community through movement.