Artistic Directors: Jeremy Arnold, Erica Gionfriddo and Dorothy O'Shea Overbey
Under the artistic direction of Jeremy Arnold, Erica Gionfriddo and Dorothy O'Shea Overbey, the award-winning dance company, Dance Repertory Theatre, presents new work from professional and student choreographers in Fall For Dance.
Exploring the concepts of identity, cultural experience and self-expression through contemporary ballet, Fall For Dance returns to the stage, featuring work by guest artists Ray Schwartz (Director at Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico) and Jenn Freeman (New York-based choreographer, dancer and educator) as well as the world premiere of narrative ballet Crone by Dorothy O'Shea Overbey, an exploration of technology and movement by Erica Gionfriddo and the third installment of (Re)current Unrest, co-created by head of dance Charles O. Anderson and Jeremy Arnold.
The running time is approximately two hours.
Fall For Dance contains mature content including disturbing imagery. Recommended for ages 14+.
Preview: November 7 at 7:30 p.m.*
Opening: November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Additional Performances: November 9-10, 12 at 7:30 p.m.
November 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Featured Choreographers and Works
In the Ether by Erica Gionfriddo
Otras Puertas/Otros Rumbos by Ray Eliot Schwartz
Mirror by Francis Rodriguez
(Re)current Unrest pt. 3: Clapback by Charles O. Anderson and Jeremy Arnold
When by Jennifer Freeman
Crone by Dorothy O'Shea Overbey
There will be a post-performance discussion with artistic directors Dorothy O’Shea Overbey, Jeremy Arnold and Erica Gionfriddo
on Thursday, November 9 immediately following the 7:30 p.m. performance.
Reviews and Inside Look
- UT Dance Repertory Theatre's 'Fall For Dance': Work after work in this program emphatically spoke to current events, to the here and now - The Austin Chronicle
- Becoming Artist-Citizens Through Contemporary Ballet - OFF BOOK: A Theatre and Dance Blog