Wesleyan's Center for the Arts is generously offering free tickets to NEAT members for the Friday and/or Saturday evening performances of Drift. Please contact the NEAT office if you're interested. Tickets are limited, so call soon!! This is a great thing to bring kids to...we've taken them before and it's always interesting.
Dance Exchange Performs New Work by Company Member Cassie Meador
Plus, Excerpts of How to Move a Mountain and Blueprints of a Restless Nature
When: Friday & Saturday, October 1 & 2, 8pm
Where: CFA Theater
About: Farmland becomes a strip mall. Time passes. Businesses move out and a church takes over. The corn field that yielded to a supermarket is now a church sanctuary--complete with automatic doors. By turns comic, provocative, and wistful, Drift moves forward and backward in time. What happens when land changes hands? What becomes of people and their jobs? Where does our food come from? And what are California peaches doing in Georgia?
Five years after the premiere of Ferocious Beauty: Genome, the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange returns with a new work by company member Cassie Meador. They will also be performing excerpts from from How to Move a Mountain, which examines how our resources come to us and Blueprints of Relentless Nature which explores movement the concept of “pure” movement. The company is known for creating groundbreaking dance works that make meaningful connections between people and art and are performed by a multi-generational company. Presented in conjunction with the campus-wide exploration, Feet to the Fire: Feast or Famine. Co-sponsored by the College of the Environment.
Artist Website: http://danceexchange.org/
Video Excerpt of Drift: http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=He7XsOdy7c