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Dwelling at The Santa Cruz Fringe Festival

Dwelling @ The Santa Cruz Fringe Festival

Choreography by Gerald Casel
Performed by Arletta Anderson, Christina Briggs-Winslow, Gerald Casel, Peiling Kao, and Parker Murphy
Live music, composed and performed by Tim Russell

Friday, July 11, 7:30pm
Saturday, July 12, 4:00 & 10:00pm
Sunday, July 13, 3:30 & 6:30pm

The 418 Project
418 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Tickets $12 at the door, with festival pass, or online

‘Dwelling’ is a highly stylized and meticulously constructed dance that ruminates on feeling disoriented and dislocated by culture and society. The work engages the dancers with a series of tasks that disorient the body and mind in space. Employing chance procedures such as word and number generators, word games, and improvisation, ‘Dwelling’ examines the purpose and nature of collaboration, composing, and performing. Ideas expand beyond these premises and unfold as a meditation on how we relate to one another in space, both private and shared. Performed by five dancers to live music by avant-garde composer, Tim Russell, the dance originally premiered in 2012 and instigated a system of choreography that has inspired a series of works including Casel’s most recent evening-length dance, ‘Visiter’.

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