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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Alessandro Sciarroni

  • February 2, 2017 - February 4, 2017
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 8pm
  • Location: Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • Address:
  • 677 Davie St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Contact: The Dance Centre

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series:

Alessandro Sciarroni

FOLK-S, Will you still love me tomorrow?

Thursday-Saturday February 2-4, 2017 at 8pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St, Vancouver

The boundary-busting works of Italian choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni range freely between dance, theatre, performance art and anthropology. In FOLK-S, he deconstructs the Schuhplattler ('shoe-beater'), a Bavarian folk dance where the performers slap their shoes and legs with their hands, and refines it to its most essential elements, reactivating the movements in a contemporary context. Six outstanding dancers execute a seemingly limitless series of complex rhythmic sequences, giving an extreme exposition of the multiple variations that a form can take, even to the point of exhaustion. The hammering of bodies transformed into percussion instruments creates a hypnotic sense of ritual, in a spellbinding meditation on time, rhythm and effort.


Post-show artist talkback February 3
Presented with PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
Duration: approx 90 minutes

 

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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Alessandro Sciarroni
677 Davie St