Sat, 12/4 Simply Showing
Chicago Reader Critic’s Choice by Laura Molzahn
On Saturday, December 4th, Dance Union presents Simply Showing as its third event. The evening features a range of performers from freshly emerging to award winning choreographers exhibiting what they are currently working on in the same field of “dance”.
OosImaginary by Lisa Frank
OosImaginary is an interdisciplinary performance ensemble which focuses primarily on the interplay between improvisational music and movement. Their collaborative process places equal emphasis on rigorous physical training, hybridizing forms, & engaging with the present. Tonight’s performance will explore the possibilities of narrative and storytelling within an improvisational structure.
even sometimes when i can’t see you by Suzy Grant & Rocco Granite
Suzy moves in relation to identity led to the creation of Rocco Granite. Rocco emerged in October of 2009 as an exploration of gender, sex, racial identity, celebrity, and appearance. This piece explores celebrity, memory, and perception.
March of the Oys by The Moving Architects
Choreographer Erin Carlisle Nortonpresents the piece with music by Frank Rosaly.
Paper Shoes by The Humans
Choreographer Rachel Bunting presents an excerpt of an evening-length dance/performance work to be performed next year as a culmination of The Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Grant.
Lighting design by Francesca Bourgault.
A discussion will follow.
8 pm (door opens at 7:45 pm)
Fasseas White Box Theater @ The Drucker Center,
Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls
1535 N. Dayton St. Chicago, IL 60642
(2 min. walk from CTA Red Line North/Clybourn Sta.)
Tickets available at the door: $12 General, $10 Students/Seniors
*Parking is available. Ask Menomonee front desk in case it’s full. Other location will be assigned.
Dance Union is supported in part by Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls. www.menomoneeclub.org
Photos (from top): Lisa Frank by Sean Dorgan, Suzy Grant by Ryan Bourque, The Moving Architects by Peter McCullough, The Humans by Rachel Bunting