"There's a quiet rhythm to the group dancing. Repeating choreographic phrases pulse, swirl, arc and reach with a seamless continuity."
—Camille LeFevre, Minneapolis Star Tribune
TEX BOX Studio - The Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
Fri. & Sat. Nov. 15 & 16 @ 7:30 PM; Sunday, Nov. 17 @ 2 PM
Gravity showcases an eclectic array of intriguing new dance pieces by artistic director Christopher Watson and company members Becky Heist, Sarah LaRose-Holland, Sarah Hauss and Jennifer Mack.
The concert addresses themes of resilience in the face of challenge, celebrating and reckoning with the stages of life, and the intricacies of relationships. Musical accompaniment ranges from Rachmaninoff's romantic instrumentation to a raucous score by contemporary British composer Nils Frahm.
The multi-generational 15-member cast includes company members Anne-Marie Wittenberg, Christopher Watson, John Surber, Lori Mercil, Jennifer Mack, Andrew J. Lupinek, Sarah LaRose-Holland, Becky Heist, Sarah Hauss, Kelsey Charlotte, and Giovanny Barrera and guest artists Allison Retterath, Libby Saunders and Samantha Heggem.
Tickets: $20 (students $15)
Box Office: 612.206.3600
Photo by Steve Peterson