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Dance the Orange takes a multimedia walk through the underworld at work | space

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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.

See also: - Control Group Productions views dance globally this weekend at work | space - 100 Colorado Creatives: Patrick Mueller, Control Group Productions

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.

Tickets, $10 to $12, are available in advance through Brown Paper Tickets; for details go to the website or call 804-822-2650.

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