In the last decade, a range of artist-initiated projects using digital technology have emerged in the field of dance. These projects seek to develop and share interdisciplinary understandings of performance praxis, and to enable new modes for creation, documentation, analysis, preservation, and publication. This talk will present a selection of innovative digital experiments involving the choreographers William Forsythe (DE), Wayne McGregor (UK), and Deborah Hay (US), stimulating discussion and debate around the concept of Choreographic Objects.
In Wrestling Jerusalem, San Francisco-based playwright and performer, Aaron Davidman, channels twelve characters with distinct perspectives on the Middle East conflict. Davidman performs his solo performance in Providence for one night only: Tuesday, February 17 at 7pm at AS220’s Black Box Theatre, 95 Empire Street.
Brown University Theatre is warming up the winter season with a new take on Shakespeare’s comedy, Twelfth Night; or What You Will. Set in the jazz-fueled era of the 1930s, this production will bring a sense of romantic whimsy and yearning to the costal region of Illyria. Comedic mistaken identity and subterfuge abound, as the party rages, the laughter flows, and the live jazz band plays on.