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IUB Arts and Humanities Council
2017 Focus Dance Company & IU Contemporary Dance
China Remixed: Global A&H Fest
Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30PM

Buskirk-Chumley Theater
114 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408

This event is free but a ticket is required.

A thrilling double bill featuring Taipei’s award-winning Focus Dance Company and IU Bloomington’s Contemporary dance program! The program will feature new choreography from both groups followed by a collaborative dance that will playfully foreground differences and similarities in dance culture and styles.

The program includes:
SONG and DANCE of ILISIN, the ANNUAL RITUAL of TAFALONG, AMIS
A suite of traditional songs and dances of the annual ritual of Ilisin from the Tafalong tribe, belonging to the Amis people who reside in eastern Taiwan. The songs and dances reinforce solidarity and spirit.

RELATIONSHIP
An inner exchange that highlights the relationship of carrying and complementing each other.

THE WATCHTOWER OF TWITTERING
A solemn ritual of respecting the ancestors and worshipping for blessings.
BLACK HOLE
A dance expressing the energetic explosion of animal-ness in humans, while exploring the deep essence of human rationality.

SPILL
A contemporary succession of falls, lifts, and leaps that speaks to how two people can be looking at the same thing and each perceive something totally different.

PSALM
An iconic piece by José Limón that is part of the standard American Modern Dance repertory.

And much more!

This event is part of the China Remixed festival.

Doors will open at 7pm and this show is expected to last two hours.

Limit of six tickets per order. For those wishing to order for a larger group please contact the box office directly and we will be happy to assist.