Asheville dance companies Anemone Dance Theater and Legacy Butoh will collaborate to host acclaimed Butoh artist and choreographer Vanessa Skantze for an artist residency in Asheville the week of August 5-12.
Anemone Dance Theater and Legacy Butoh
in association with North Carolina Stage Company’s Catalyst Series present an evening of butoh dance
It’s time to get fringey again. I am also including some performance events outside of the itinerary listed. Hope you can make it out for the festivities.
title: “The Jeezard Medicine Shows”
created by Julie Becton Gillum in collaboration with Sara Baird and Andrew Braddock
performers: Julie Becton Gillum, Andrew Braddock, Lucas Baumann (part 3)
Julie has been invited to perform in the first annual Boulder Butoh Festival. Here is the link:
Check it out.
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010
Where: 104 Flint Street, Asheville
Come enjoy live performances with dancers and musicians Julie Becton Gillum, Erik Moellering, Julia Taylor, Elisa Faires, and Chandra Shukla
Join us for a glass of wine and live music and dance in the gardens. Suggested donation is $20/pay what you can.
All proceeds benefit Anemone Dance Theater and Legacy Butoh for the production of Yugen at the NC Stage Company’s Catalyst Series June 23-July 2 2011.
Please bring your friends. We hope you will join us!
Call Sara Baird/Anemone Dance Theater with any questions, 646.522-2518.
More information: www.anemonedance.org www.ashevillebutoh.com
What: Butoh Performance
Where: The Pavillion at Warren Wilson College
When: Tuesday May 12, 2009, 6:30 PM (Bring a picnic)
“Lifeblood” a collaborative duet with Julie Becton Gillum and Michael McCue will premiere. The piece explores friendship and gender roles. A new piece, yet to be titled, will be performed by the WWC butoh class. In addition, the Modern Dance Technique class will perform a demonstration of the work they have accomplished this semester and Heather Sevcik will perform a piece inspired by her independent study “Affects of Sexual Abuse on Pregnancy, Birth and Mothering.”