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Dancers in Company

Dancers in Company Home Concert

February 23 - 25, 2017


Space Place Theater, North Hall, 20 W. Madison, Iowa City, IA 52242

(Space Place Theater is located on the first floor of North Hall on the University of Iowa campus.)


The UI's premiere touring dance company, Dancers in Company, bursts onto campus with their hugely popular home concert. Now in its 33rd year, the company presents works by nationally and internationally active faculty members and guest choreographers created around this year's theme of "home." Using dance to investigate personal, local, and global issues relating to home, UI Dance students will perform a thrilling and diverse concert and use workshops and public discussions to facilitate community conversations throughout Iowa. Dom't miss the only UI home performances from this company of talented and exciting dancers and choreographers.


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Program

Here Comes the Sun
Choreography by Charlotte Adams, in collaboration with Emily McElwain and Kristen Vasilakos
Here Comes the Sun looks at the friendship of two women and the close ties that remain through time. The work conjures a past era that speaks to the present; the comfort of knowing someone for a lifetime, the shared joys, and hardships that evoke a spiritual home.

The Dark
Choreography by Jessica Anthony, in collaboration with the dancers
This work wonders about the role of the dark and the mysteries, fears, and possibilities it holds.

Excerpts from You Are Here
Choreography by Jane Comfort and Company
These are excerpts from a full evening piece, which Jane Comfort and Company premiered in 2016 in New York City.

El mismo sol para todos
Directed and choreographed by Armando Duarte, in collaboration with the dancers

The Broken Brick Road…Home
Choreography by Christopher-Rasheem McMillan, in collaboration with the DIC Company
This work is a postmodern interpretation of the themes from The Wizard of Oz.

in the air/to the bone
Choreography by Melinda Jean Myers, in collaboration with the dancers

This production contains adult language and the use of theatrical haze.


Running Time

1 hour and 25 minutes (includes a 10 minute intermission after the first three pieces)
 

Policies

For this Dance Department event, each University of Iowa or other college student must present their student ID to attend the performance with a student ticket.

Parking

The nearest available parking is in the North Ramp at the far north end of Madison Street.

Accessibility

North Hall is built into the hill so that the west side entrance is at the basement level, and the east side entrance is level with the third floor. It is advantageous to park in the North Ramp, drive up to the top level, then take the parking ramp elevator up to the walkway, which is at street level with North Clinton Street and the third floor entrance of North Hall.

Space Place Theater is then accessible via the entrance on the North Clinton Street level. From that entrance, take the elevator down to the first floor. Accessible seats in Space Place are located in the front row. Please contact Hancher Accessibility Services at 319-335-1158 to arrange for accessible seating for a specific event.

The accessible pathway from the North Ramp is a somewhat lengthy one since the elevator is located on the opposite corner of the ramp from North Hall.

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For Dance Gala and Dancers in Company, each ticket purchased at UI Student price requires a valid UI Student ID be presented at the performance.
For all other Dance Performances listed, each UI student may receive ONE free ticket by showing a valid UI Student ID at the box office.