On the cutting edge of the dance world, it's not just about movement anymore, although the physical voyage through space is still an integral part. In Dance the Orange, a new performance created by Monica Dionysiou and Marc Devine of the the Umbrella Collective, the movement is suspended in a web of theatricality and multimedia, with elements of video projection, installation art and opera.
A modern take on the myth of Orpheus in the underworld, Dance the Orange draws on a heady brew of poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke, the ecstatic imagery of William Blake and music by Daniel Johnston. See the vibrant work, co-produced with Control Group Productions and Naropa University, beginning tonight at 8 p.m. at work | space and continuing nightly through January 13.
Find information on hundreds of other arts and entertainment events in our online Calendar.
To keep up with the Froyd's eye-view of arts and culture in Denver, "like" my fan page on Facebook.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!