Viewing by Genre: Modern Dance

STOMP

September 3, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

STOMP is explosive, provocative, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments—matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps—to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. As USA Today says, “STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” See what all the noise is about!

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STOMP

September 4, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

STOMP is explosive, provocative, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments—matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps—to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. As USA Today says, “STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” See what all the noise is about!

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet

September 12, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Alonzo King is one of the few bona fide visionaries in the ballet world today” (San Francisco Chronicle). His dynamic choreography, brought to life by the extraordinary dancers of LINES, continues to develop a new language from classical forms and techniques. Collaborating with noted composers, musicians and visual artists from around the world, King creates works that draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted cultural traditions, imbuing classical ballet with exciting, new expressive possibilities.

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Grupo Corpo: Brazilian Dance

January 28, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Grupo Corpo’s wholly original style joins modern movement with the complexity of Afro-Brazilian dance, captivating audiences with stunning physicality, dynamic staging and the wonders of Brazilian rhythms. Like a microcosm of Brazil itself, the company is exuberant and rhythmic, proudly multicultural and infused with an indomitable, infectious spirit.

“They are trained to pirouette as expertly as they samba, and the steps seem to pour out of their sleek, supple limbs with unstoppable force.” — The Guardian

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Trey McIntyre Project

March 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Trey McIntyre is one of the most sought-after choreographers working today. He has already created a canon of more than 80 works for such major companies as American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet. Since forming in 2005, his own thrilling troupe has created a sensation with productions of McIntyre's trademark "fresh and forward-thinking choreography" (The Washington Post). If you’re wondering what the future of contemporary ballet looks like—look no further!

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