In the digital age of the “selfie” and social media, self-reflection can turn into self-obsession at the push of a button. Shapiro & Smith Dance’s newest work, “Narcissus” takes audiences down a path of mirrors where we see how our preoccupation with image might distort how we see ourselves and how we think others see us. This world premier by Artistic Director Joanie Smith will bring company members and guest artists together with newly commissioned music by Soozie Tyrell of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and New York composer Scott Killian.
The Momentum: New Dance Works 2015 series is presented by the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts in partnership with the Walker Art Center and the Southern Theater, with support from the Jerome Foundation. The series will run July 9–11 and July 16–18, 2015, at the Southern Theater.
One dynamic company – three decades of modern and jazz dance performed with passion, perfection and panache. Zenon Dance Company has been a standard-bearer of artistic excellence in the Twin Cities for 30 years.
One foot follows another in a symbolic ballet of our vibrant memories of countries walked on, like a caravan picking up movement around the world. It is a balance of roots and modernity, street dance and theater connecting contemporary and historical foundation.