Architecture in Motion - Diavolo Dance | Orway - St. Paul, MN


Sat, Apr 18, 2015 7:30 pm

TARGET® Dance Series, Ordway Music Theater

Jacques Heim, Artistic Director

The program will include Transit Space, which premiered in 2012 at the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, as well a new work entitled Cubicle, co-commissioned by the Ordway.

A visually stunning and athletic dance company, Diavolo uses abstract and recognized structures to explore the relationship between the danger of the environment and the fragility of the human body. Daredevil dancers and gymnasts leap and tumble on architectural elements in a thrilling, high-risk performance style.

Arts MidwestThis presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Minnesota Start Arts Board and General Mills Foundation.

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ORDWAY EXTRA: Relationships in a Constructed World

April 18 | 6:30 p.m.

What does it mean to be an architect in motion?  Join Olive Beringa, co-director of Body Cartography, for a discussion on the relationship between constructed spaces and physical movement, along with Diavolo Artistic Director Jacques Heim, co-founder of Skewed Visions and Director of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy for the City of Minneapolis Gülgün Kayim, and Thomas Flake, the University of St. Thomas Engineering student whose design inspired the set for Diavolo’s newest work, Cubicle.

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