IB’s New Works series moves to The District Theatre, adding to the updated venue’s eclectic artistic programming. The four performances November 8-11 will feature fresh, genre-bending choreography in an intimate setting that will allow audience members to witness the passion, precision and athleticism of professional dance via a unique, up-close experience. A performance so intimate you might just be asked to take the lead! Tickets, program details & more at indyballet.org/newworks.
Local choreographer and performer Tommy Lewey will become the first American to perform in the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (Acco Fringe) Sept. 21-28. Lewey will bring his production of widespread acclaim, “Red Couch,” to Israel, an award-winning, two-person play he performed in the 2011 and 2017 IndyFringe Festivals, alongside dancers Aggie Schmank and Morgan Skiles, respectively.
Presenting the first-annual OPEN Indy featuring Gerry Trentham, an internationally known director/performer based in Toronto and artistic director of lbs/sq” performance (www.poundspersquareinch.net).
Princess Charli is happy and excited about a pink princess dress. She becomes unhappy, demanding, and unruly after a witch, who hates happiness, casts a spell upon her. The spell is broken with the help of a loving grandmother, her community, the audience, positive affirmations, and a pair of magic socks.
For Crossroads Dance Indy's third-annual IndyFringe show, choreographers demonstrate the interactions we experience every day - with people, places, and events in our lives - and the significance of these experiences.
For many years, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre has presented programs highlighting the rich, vibrant and diverse cultures of India. “Intoxicating India” is a varied dance program featuring music, dance, costumes and themes of India with a fusion of modern dance. A program of sensory intoxication that is beautiful, colorful, spiritual, sensual, exciting and powerful.
Indianapolis Ballet kicks off its first full season with another eclectic production for IndyFringe, including original works spanning several genres of dance and featuring the professional company’s 20-member ensemble. Choreography by Victoria Lyras, Paul Vitali and Roberta Wong.
The world is pretty challenging at the moment, so this show offers a witty, hilarious escape from the news. Choreographed by the Dance Kaleidoscope dancers, this show will tickle your funny bone.
“Flourish” is a stunning collaboration of modern dance, music, and visual art. Enjoy an interwoven cast of local dancers and choreographers working together to enhance and grow independent dance in Indianapolis. Featured works by Stefanie Allen, Brittany Bain, Tommy Lewey, Sara Little, Rachel Mack, Katelin Rupp, and Debra Silveus McGaha.
Watch a preview here: https://vimeo.com/184028914
Performed on The District Theatre Mainstage (Formally Theatre on the Square), nationally-recognized choreographers and Indiana University colleagues Stephanie Nugent and Elizabeth Shea collaborate to create an evening of contemporary dance repertory sure to raise spirits and tug at socially-conscious heartstrings. Through bodies and voices, performers will share challenges, humor, and earnest anecdotes regarding what it means to be human.