This is a past event.

Release Your Quest 

When: Aug. 9-11, 8 p.m. 2013
Price: $15, $20
Since its founding in 1958, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center has lovingly nurtured modern-dance artists — perhaps a fitting role for a school located in a century-old family home. This weekend the cozy studios (704 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley) are the venue for the emerging talent of Shawl modern-dance teacher and artist-in-residence Troy Macklin, a Juilliard graduate who will present his first evening-length production, Release Your Quest. Created by Macklin in collaboration with Leah Curran, Rebecca Demotte, Jerry Christopher Lin, and Vera Schwegler, the contemporary solos, duets, and trios comprise theatrical and lighthearted themes, with music that ranges from the electronic explorations of Matmos to live vocals with piano accompaniment. What the pieces share is the intimacy and inspiration that Shawl-Anderson cultivates in dancers and choreographers alike, and the risk-taking that results when artists are given a place to call home.
— Claudia Bauer

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

History

Map

Calendar

Submit an event

Popular Events

  • Rising Stars – Eric Nakanishi (All Ages)

    • Buy Tickets
  • HowellDevine - Delta Blues & Hill Country Stomp! (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Buy Tickets
  • Martin Franco's Mambo Soul Latin Funk Dance Party! (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Buy Tickets

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation