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Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents Portraits

Friday, June 15, 2018 - Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Company presents three new dances created at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Dana Tai Soon Burgess Company
Portraits


The company presents three new dances created at the National Portrait Gallery during Burgess's residency as the Smithsonian Institution's first official choreographer. The dances, I am VerticalAfter 1001 Nights, and Confluence exemplify Burgess's sublime choreography which poetically delves into the emotional terrain of our shared humanity. Burgess has been called "not only a Washington prize but a national treasure" by the Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Sarah Kaufman.

Performance Timing: Part One - 24 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 25 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Three - 25 min.