Inspired by Rilke’s The Panther, four dancers in a large cage blend dance and aerial work in a provocative consideration of how a human, like an animal, can be plucked from normal life and plunged into captivity.
Alumni of The Perlman Music Program perform at The Ringling. Sponsored in part by Sarasota County Tourism Development Tax Revenues.
RIAF 2017 First Night: Gala Celebration in the West Courtyard of the Museum of Art featuring a performance of WANTED by eVenti Verticale.
Forbidden to leave Iran, Soleimanpour distills the experience of a generation into a wild, utterly original play. A drama realized by actor and audience together.
The virtuosi of ensemblenewSRQ presents a provocative encounter with new music. Program One is The Space Around You: Musical Reflections in the Turrell Skyspace.
High overhead, two “wanted” men are on the run. Suspended before a mammoth video screen, they take us on an adventurous trip that teeters between the fictions of animation and the pseudo-reality of computer graphics in this exhilarating outdoor aerial spectacle from Italy.
Operatic in scope, "Ing an Die" weaves choreographic languages with symbolic imagery into a shape-shifting love story told amidst a pre-apocalyptic landscape. Choreographer James McGinn travels from Antwerp, Belgium, to present his work in his native Sarasota.
From Zimbabwe comes Nobuntu, the acclaimed a cappella quintet with an inventive program of Zimbabwean folksongs, Afro Jazz, and Gospel.
On a mission to bring dance “where it does not belong,” Happy Hour features "two guys” – desperate to be popular – who crash an after-hours party only to be hilariously inept in their quest.
In a heart-warming and moving solo performance, Volker Gerling presents his intimate, yet broadly-revealing, “thumb cinema” of flipbook portraits of the people he photographed as he journeyed 3,500km by foot throughout his native Germany.