|Sound and Movement Mandala
Ten Nights Dream
Fri, Sat, & Sun, June 6, 7, & 8, 2008
Epiphany Episcopal Chicago
201 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago
Ten Nights of Dreams, a novel written 100 years ago by Japanese author Soseki Natsume, inspires this live music and dance performance in the beautiful, historic Epiphany Episcopal Church in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.
Ten Nights Dream: Sound and Movement Mandala is an interdisciplinary collaboration embracing western and eastern cultural perspectives through dance, music and installation art. The performance is arranged as a mandala, a Buddhist geometric figure representing the universe. Mandala also means "circle" in Sanskrit. Audience members are invited to contemplate the Japanese traditional aesthetic of furyu-the ephemeral, yet eternal cycles of nature-while experiencing this contemporary performance from different viewpoints.
Tickets: General $20
($21.49 w/service fee)
($16.36 w/service fee)
Choreography: Ayako Kato (Movement Collaboration with Dancers)
Dance: Julia Rae Antonick, Asimina Chremos, Angela Gronroos, Margaret Morris, Mary Willmeng, Ayako Kato
Music: Jason Roebke (double bass), Brian Labycz (koto/electronics), Josh Berman (cornet)
Installation Art: Nobuki Yamamoto, Lighting Design: Chris Wooten, Costume Design: Carol Genetti, Alley Art: Dennis Wise
Stage Manager & Production Support: Rachel Damon
Poster & Publicity Design: Nadine Y. Nakanishi
This project is supported by the Chicago Dancemakers Forum, Epiphyany Episcopal Chicago and Japan Foundation, New York.