Dorrance Dance (US)

Myelination & Basses Loaded

Shows and tickets

12.6.2024
18:00
Kuopio Music Center, Concert Hall
31-59 €
13.6.2024
18:00
Kuopio Music Center, Concert Hall
31-59 €

Dorrance Dance led by Michelle Dorrance is an award-winning tap group from New York, whose works combines live music and virtuosic tap! 

The piece Myelination is a sparkling ensemble enriched by improvisational solos, where the personality of each performer is allowed to shine. The music composed for the piece forms a rich fabric with the tap dance, which challenges the performers to take risks and reach new technical and musical peaks. 

The evening will also feature Basses Loaded, performed by four bassists and four dancers, which exudes the vastness of expertise, precision of footwork and musical diversity that this group is known for. 

Duration: 60 min (no interval)

Myelination credits:
Choreography Michelle Dorrance in collaboration with and featuring improvisation by the dancers with additional choreography by Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie & Matthew “Megawatt” West Original music “Prawn til Dante” (Donovan Dorrance and Gregory Richardson) with vocals by Aaron Marcellus Lighting design Kathy Kaufmann Costume design Amy Page

Basses Loaded credits:
Choreography Michelle Dorrance with solo improvisation by the dancers Music Donovan Dorrance and Gregory Richardson with Kate Davis and Michelle Dorrance Lighting design Kathy Kaufmann Costume Design Andrew Jordan

This engagement is supported in part by Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International, a program in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding. www.midatlanticarts.org

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