Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Artifact Dance Project: Rehearsals for GOLIATH begin and you are invited!


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Sent: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 6:15 AM
Subject: Rehearsals for GOLIATH begin and you are invited!



Artifact Dance Project


Choreographer Ashley Bowman premieres her ambitious work
Goliath, A Story Retold.
Join Ashley and the dancers on Sunday, January 6, 2019, 12-2pm in the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre as they begin rehearsals for this adventurous new project.  You will be seated in the round on stage to experience the creative process from a unique perspective.  This chance to witness creation will give audience members a special understanding of the final product in March. 






Sunday, January 6, 2019 | 12-2pm
Stevie Eller Dance Theatre
Please bring as many guests as you would like.

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Attend a free event prior to each season production where audience members experience the inner workings of our creative process and meet the artists who make it all happen. This collaboration between the public and Artifact Dance Project ends with a Q & A hosted by Board Chair, Fran Griesing.






Premieres March 21-24, 2019

Artifact Dance Project presents choreographer Ashley Bowman's radical retelling of the classic biblical tale. Here we meet a Goliath for our times, a lonely anti-hero wandering confused in a dying world, seeking his purpose.  The contemporary choreography for Goliath is inspired by the supernatural sounds of music written and recorded by Zack Hemsey a recording artist, songwriter, and composer.

The world loves an underdog, and none is more beloved than David, a lowly shepherd boy who saves his people in a mighty battle with Goliath, a ruthless giant. But what if….what if …we heard a different version of that story? Who really was Goliath? What did he seek as he wandered a dark world full of possibilities? What if the story is retold for our times?  Along the way, in a timeless journey of discovery, Goliath encounters mysterious, mythic creatures of light and darkness, meaning and meaninglessness. Goliath eventually reaches a miraculous triumph through a final conflict with David, his powerful foe whose ancient past provides Goliath with the key to mending the world.





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