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Fall Arts - Gallim Dance

Date: October 27, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Louis Armstrong Theatre Performing Arts Center
More Information: http://www.gvsu.edu/fallarts/s...

 

We are proud to present our Fall Arts Dance 2014

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014, 7:30 P.M.

Dance Company in Residence:

GALLIM Dance

 

                                 

 

Emily Terndrup of Gallim Dance in "Fold Here" | Credit: Tom Caravaglia

 

 

  PROGRAM

GVSU Music and Dance Faculty and Students present

“Gallim Dance:  Articulate Bodies, Visceral Language”

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014, 7:30 P.M.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG THEATRE

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

ALLENDALE CAMPUS

Prelude carillon concert 

 

In modern dance, improvisation has always been at the root of the choreographic process.  In the early twentieth century, dance pioneers Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis employed movement invention and exploration practices inspired by the sheer joy of simply moving.  In the 1960s, postmodern choreographers Yvonne Rainer and Trisha Brown incorporated spontaneous pedestrian task-based movements to develop choreography.  Using a new dance language called GaGa, Gallim Dance, a New York City–based contemporary dance company, incorporates past, and present movement invention practices, fueled by human emotion. Gallim’s mission is “to play inside the imagination, to find juxtapositions of the mind and body that resonate in the soul, to investigate our limitations and pleasures, and to realize the endless human capacity for inspiration.”