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Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater (Stan Barouh)

Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater

PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER has gained an international following for their concert stage choreography, site-specific dance installations, and community performance projects since 1987. Supported by many national and international funding institutions including the NEA, the Maryland State Arts Council, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Performance Network, the Rockefeller, Altria, Harkness, Jerome, Joyce Mertz-Gilmore, Leon Lowenstein, O’Donnell-Green, Puffin, Swiss Center, Sequoia, and Lifton Family Foundations, the American Music Center Live Music for Dance Program, the Asian Cultural Council, Arts International, and United States Artists at International Festivals (administered by the MidAtlantic Arts Foundation), they have presented “American dance theater at its funniest and most compelling” (NZZ, Switzerland) throughout the United States (Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Central Park SummerStage, City Center Fall for Dance, Joyce Theater, Bates Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow), Europe, Latin America, Asia, and New Zealand.For the 2014-15 season, engagements include two new site-specific performance projects, one at the Open Look Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, the other in New York City, creative and performing residencies in India and Switzerland, a performance season at Dance Place as well as an appearance at the re-opening gala of their newly renovated theater. In 12 evening-length works and over 30 company, duet, and solo works for the stage, Pearson and Widrig’s choreographic sensibility extends far beyond the body.

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Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater 1/24/14: Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater

Led by artistic directors Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig, the ensemble presents a contemporary dance performance that uses dance, text, and live music to transform the familiar into the mysterious.

Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater

Led by artistic directors Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig, the ensemble presents a contemporary dance performance that uses dance, text, and live music to transform the familiar into the mysterious.

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