ZUZI! Dance Company, School & Theater
ZUZI! Dance Company, School & Theater | 738 N. 5th Ave. | In The Historic Y | Tucson | AZ | 85705
Solstice Community Performance Workshop
Classes: Saturdays, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
November 8 - December 13
Performances: December 19, 20, 21
Men and women of all ages and experiences are invited to participate in this 6-week workshop that combines dance, writing, and poetry. The use of playful improvisation scores & choreographic structures will culminate in a performance piece in ZUZI!'s 17th Solstice Celebration & Gala, this year titled, "Return"
Sign up in the office at ZUZI! or by phone at 520-629-0237.
Click here for the class registration form.
ZUZI! Dance, Apprentice, and Youth Companies present:
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Metal Arts Village Sculpture Garden
3230 N. Dodge Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716
Due to inclement weather, last week's "White Moon Dances" were postponed until the next full moon, which will be Thursday, November 6th. Also, because of shortened daylight hours, we've bumped the performances up to begin at 5:30 PM
ZUZI! Dance Company presents "White Moon Dances" in the Sculpture Garden of Metal Arts Village. The evening will begin at 5:30 with roving improvised performances by members of ZUZI! Dance Company, ZUZI! Apprentice Company, and ZUZI!'s "Many Limbs" Youth Company. At 6:00, dancers will perform a short piece combining site-specific choreography and improvisation, inspired by the work of Trisha Brown, the first female choreographer to receive the coveted MacArthur "genius" award. Brown is renowned for her contributions to the development of the "release" technique, the incorporation of design and technology in her choreography, and her unusual collaborations with visual artists and avante-garde composers. In that spirit, ZUZI! Dance companies will be performing with local musicians, Glenn Weyant and Pablo Peregrina.
Taproot Productions with ZUZI! Dance Company present:
The Migration Project
November 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $18, general admission. $15 for students, seniors and military.
at the ZUZI! Theater in the Historic Y
738 N. 5th Ave. Tucson, AZ 85745
Playwright Eugenia Woods weaves together stories of 5 central characters from Mexico, The Hopi Nation, China, Zimbabwe, and one composite character representing the voices of refugee women from Iraq, Egypt, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The play examines what compels these characters to leave home, what they are forced to leave behind, and how they attempt to create a new home in a foreign land.
Director Marc David Pinate of Borderlands Theater and Choreographer Nanette Robinson of ZUZI! are partnering in creating the physical language of the play, set against Artist/Scenic Designer Wesley Creigh's sculptural installation.
Opening night is free thanks to a generous grant from the Tucson Pima Arts Council. Tickets will be offered on a first come-first serve basis with project participants receiving priority seating. Donations are welcome.
Ticket reservations may be made by email at email@example.com or by calling 520 975 4021..
ZUZI! is a non-profit community arts organization committed to forging connection, meaning and renewal through contemporary dance and movement-based art forms by fostering the creative explorations of students, artists and audiences of all backgrounds, ages and abilities. ZUZI! is a home to our professional dance company, our school for dance and movement arts, and our theater is a hub for community instructors and performances. ZUZI! is dedicated to affirming diversity and collaboration through educational programming, community participation, and local and national outreach and ex-change.
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