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- Thu Nov 20 2014 8:00 PM
- Fri Nov 21 2014 8:00 PM
- Sat Nov 22 2014 8:00 PM
Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellow, and Bessie-Award winning choreographer, David Roussève, juxtaposes the intimate romanticism of Nat King Cole standards with the rough-edged, hip-hop-inflected original music of d. Sabela Grimes to redefine the coming-of-age story for the electronic age. Lush, jazz-inflected dancing is leavened by frenetic, angular representations of an African-American, gay, urban teen’s anxious dreams and challenges—visible only through his emotion-laden tweets and text messages, which are projected onto multiple surfaces. Stardust explores the evolving nature of intimacy in our technology-driven, furiously paced world. Contains mature language and themes.
Running time: Stardust runs approximately 80 minutes with no intermission
Pre-show Conversation | 7:10pmThe visual world of Stardust, with Cari Ann Shim Sham* and Rachael Lincoln
Come meet video artist Cari Ann Shim Sham* and hear about her collaboration with David Roussève in the process of creating Stardust. Interview will be led by UW Dance Faculty Rachael Lincoln.