The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance
CalArts, Sharon Disney Lund Theater
DANCE: The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance presents an evening of dance from the 2015 graduating class with BFA and MFA students, and great artists.
REDCAT/DANCE: Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West (DCW) presents the 14th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance.
Program 1 – 5:30pm
CalArts Emerging Artists Competition
Jiri Kylian: Forgotten Memories
France, 2011, 52:00. West Coast Premiere; World-renowened Czech choreographer, a singular artist whose vision has inspired dancers and choreographers around the globe.
Program 2 – 7:30pm
France, 2014, 9:15. Explores time and space through dance and animation techniques.
Born To Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity
USA, 2014, 82:00. Motley troupe of flyers and crashers, propelled by Streb’s edict that “anything too safe is not action,” these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility. Breathtaking tale about the necessity of art, inspiring audiences hungry for a more tactile and fierce existence in the world.
For the full festival schedule and more inforation visit: www.dancecamerawest.org
CalArts, Sharon Disney Lund Theatre
MUSIC: A forty-minute performance inspired by the notion that all components of the universe are at once infinitely small, infinitely large, and infinitely complex.
Featuring trumpet, percussion, live electronics, dance and responsive video, with original music composition, choreography and theatre design.
Preview on May 8.
REDCAT, DANCE: The Next Dance Company, an ensemble of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, draws together the school’s most accomplished performers and choreographers, all from the 2015 graduating class. Under the leadership of choreographers Stephan Koplowitz and Laurence Blake, The Next Dance Company will bring two performances that include choreography by guest Sidra Bell as well as graduating MFA and BFA students.