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Tuxedo: a Cabaret by Penelope Freeh
November 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
One event on November 3, 2018 at 7:00pm
One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:30pm
… a pastiche of dance and music inspired by formalities, facades, illusions, & clowns…
Conceived and Curated by Dancer/Choreographer Penelope Freeh.
Tuxedo is a new solo for Freeh choreographed by Helen Hatch. Investigating an individual’s journey through glamour and grit, the work pits protective tactics against the risk of exposure.
Freeh and Hannah Sullivan co-choreograph and perform two new duets with original live music by classical guitarist Jeremy Verwys. The performers convey powerful and feminine archetypal imagery in Breath, and create an atmosphere of durational suspense in Rise.
Vesti la Giubba is a deeply moving solo choreographed by James Sewell and performed by Freeh. It charts the story of Pagliacci, a clown processing his lovers betrayal.
Additional Musical and Creative Contributions by Seth Conover, Randy Reyes (Saturday only), and Todd Spahr.
Photo credit: Blake Nellis.