I hope all of you have the chance to come see, at long last, “circus me around“– a project a great number of talented people are currently living and breathing and dancing and constructing (along with a lot of warehouse dust).
check out an intriguing photo below as well as more at the circus me around website:
Performance Works Northwest/Linda Austin Dance presents
“circus me around”
Oct. 26, 27, 28 (Fri-Sun)
Nov. 1, 2, 3 (Thurs-Sat)
Warehouse @ 640 SE Stark
Tickets $12-$25 sliding scale.
Thursday Nov. 1 — All tickets $10
Advance tickets available at brownpapertickets.com
Reservations 503.777.1907 or [email protected]
COME AS EARLY AS 7PM FOR A DRINK, A SNACK and THEO's ART!
HANG OUT AFTER THE SHOW FOR MORE OF THE SAME PLUS DJ!
Performance Works NorthWest/Linda Austin Dance is pleased to announce the premiere of circus me around at a new site: a spacious warehouse at 640 SE Stark, in the Central Eastside. You are welcome to visit (or at least take a peek in the window) and check out the set-construction in progress!
Conceived and directed by Linda Austin, circus me around is inspired by the zings of pleasure and pricklings of curiosity aroused by fleeting and partial views of activities in the city landscape. For this multi-disciplinary work, architects Ean Eldred, Richard Garfield, John Kashiwabara and Peter Nylen create an environment assembled of skeletal scafflolding and a translucent shrink wrap skin, yielding various vantage points for the viewing of three simultaneous dances amid the clattering, dripping, clicking, whooping, and fluttering of Seth Nehil's spatialized sound score. Costumes are by David Rafn and the performers. The set and bodies are enhanced by Jeff Forbes' lighting.
PWnw/LAD is proud to be working with the following performers, all of whom are collaborating on the creation of their own movement material for the work:
Linda Austin, Anne Furfey, Esther LaPointe, Paige McKinney, Katrina O'Brien, Gregg Bielemeier, Cydney Wilkes, Jenn Gierada & Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner (Kathleen Keogh, David Rafn, Rikki Rothenberg), Margretta Hansen, Noelle Stiles (Oct 26-28 & Linda K. Johnson (Nov. 1-3)
Partially supported by RACC, the Oregon Arts Commission and the Circus Me Around Commissioning Club