ODC/Dance : Three Contemporary Dance Works from a World-Class Ensemble

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ODC/Dance : Three Contemporary Dance Works from a World-Class Ensemble

Time: February 19, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: Theatre-in-the-Garden, Patravaid Theatre
City/Town: Bangkok, Thailand
Website or Map: http://www.patravaditheatre.c…
Event Type: performance, dance
Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2010

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Three Contemporary Dance Works from a World-Class Ensemble

การเต้นร่วมสมัย สามชุด โดยคณะนักเต้นระดับโลก
Artistic Director/ Choreographer: Brenda Way

“Straight-up, high-powered modern dance.” – SFGate.com

“They are fast; they are athletic; and they luxuriate in their own physicality. They are gorgeous as individuals and as an ensemble.” – San Francisco Bay Guardian

“Exuberant repertory, daredevil intensity and considerable emotional candor.” – SF Examiner

World-Class American Contemporary Dance Company ODC/Dance Premieres in Hua Hin and Bangkok

Known throughout the world for its athleticism, passion and intellectual depth, San Francisco-based contemporary dance troupe ODC/Dance will astonish Thailand during their performances at the Fringe Festival 2010 Hua Hin and at Patravadi Theatre Bangkok this February. All ticket proceeds will be donated to the Patravadi High School Scholarship Fund.

ODC/Dance’s three resident choreographers—Brenda Way, KT Nelson, and Kimi Okada—are considered among America's most prominent contemporary choreographers. They have created a dynamic movement vocabulary that has greatly influenced dozens of dancers and choreographers. Throughout its 38 years of existence, ODC/Dance group has performed for more than a million people in 32 U.S. states and 11 countries.

During its Thailand premiere, ODC/Dance group will feature three original works choreographed by Artistic Director Brenda Way and performed by the company’s ten world-class dancers. “Origins of Flight” is a commissioned work by Evelyn Feintech in the memory of her husband. It takes the power, joy and pathos of a long and generative relationship as its “take-off” and “landing” points. Co-commissioned by San Francisco’s Equal Justice Society, “Unintended Consequences: A Meditation” shines a critical light on our inadvertent complicity in short-sighted and often damaging political/commercial decisions. The third work, “24 Exposures” charts ODC/Dance’s 30 year artistic evolution: from everyday movements, to contact improvisation, to virtuosic dancing, from the elegance of form to the heat of personal relationships.

โอดีซี คณะนักเต้นรำร่วมสมัยระดับโลกจากประเทศสหรัฐอเมริกา ที่ได้รับการยกย่องในความสามารถ ความมุ่งมั่นต่อศิลปะ และ ความหมายลึกซึ้งของการแสดง นำเสนอการแสดงสั้นสามชุด ซึ่งออกแบบท่าเต้นโดย เบรนด้า เวย์ นักออกแบบท่าเต้นระบำร่วมสมัยที่ยิ่งใหญ่ที่สุดคนหนึ่งของอเมริกา

ODC/Dance @ Hua Hin (Part of Fringe Festival 2010 @ Hua Hin)

Date/Time: 12 -13 February 2010 (Fri-Sat) 8pm

Venue: Vic Hua Hin

Tickets: 600B (half-price discount for full time students) BUY TICKETS

ODC/Dance @ Bangkok

Date/Time: 19 February 2010 (Fri) 8pm

Venue: Theatre-in-the-Garden, Patravaid Theatre

Tickets: 600B, 400B (half-price discount for full-time students) BUY TICKETS

“ODC/Dance” is presented by DanceMotion USASM, a project of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, produced by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music). The performances in Thailand are presented in association with Vic Hua Hin and Patravadi Theatre.

More information:

Video Excerpt: http://tinyurl.com/odcdance

DanceMotion USASM http://www.dancemotionusa.org/odcdance.aspx

ODC/Dance www.ODCDance.org

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Comment by PORTFOLIOS*NET on February 18, 2010 at 5:36pm

"Hosted at the newly-opened art complex Vic Hua Hin Theatre during the Fringe Festival 2010 last week, a troupe of ODC dancers successfully represented the aesthetic of modern dance to local audiences and visitors of this beach resort town with three selected pieces, which received an impressive number of standing ovations at the end of the final show." (CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REVIEW )

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