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      November 15, 2019

      Friday  12:00 AM

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      Dance Gala

      Dance Gala 2019 celebrates its 38th anniversary with In Motion, featuring new work created by distinguished Department of Dance faculty and guest artists of Urban Bush Women, a dance company that encourages civic engagement and social accountability through art. The program will also include an appearance by the University of Iowa’s enigmatic Laptop Orchestra.



      Choreography by Jennifer Kayle, with thanks to the cast for collaborative movement development
      Digital media design by Daniel Fine
      With original music by Joseph Norman, Jonathan Wilson, and Jean-François Charles

      The Reaping 6.7
      Choreography by Christopher-Rasheem McMillian, in deep collaboration with the dancers

      Dream the Wall Away
      Choreography by Eloy Barragán, in collaboration with the dancers
      With an original score composed by Pieta Brown, Brendan Hanks, Modei Akyea, Eben Seaman

      Struggle for Pleasure
      Choreography by Armando Duarte, in collaboration with the dancers
      With original music composed by Joseph Norman and a live performance by the Laptop Orchestra at the University of Iowa under the musical direction of Jean-François Charles

      Out of the Depths
      Choreography by Kristin Marrs

      Women’s Resistance excerpt from Les écailles de la mémoire (The Scales of Memory) (2008)
      Choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny, in collaboration with the original cast


      Iowa City Press-Citizen is the proud media sponsor of Dance Gala 2019.

      Cost: Adult: $20

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