February 22 - 24, 2019
“The piece’s theatricality and technical prowess combine to perfect effect.”
- Seattle Times
After artistic director Banning Bouldin was diagnosed with a debilitating neurological disorder, she began investigating new methods that would allow her to continue choreographing.
This research led to the creation of The Triangle, a surrealistic new work that poetically combines conceptual fashion, sculpture, and powerful imagery to re-envision limitations as opportunities to uncover new strengths.
“Bouldin’s choreography, both technically complex and emotionally resonant, packs a universal punch that transcends the personal circumstances that spawned it.”
The program also features the U.S. premiere of
by ROY ASSAF
Assaf, an award winning Israeli choreographer, former soldier, and a father of three daughters, shares his response to female stereotypes in a work that provides a multifaceted and complex vision of contemporary women in society.
"Girls confronts and embraces the human tendency for overgeneralization. It confronts and embraces the tendency to raise girls to be submissive, delicate, attractive yet modest, helpless yet long-suffering, to be mothers and to cater to men’s needs. Although it might seem that the five ‘girls’ are the ones in the spotlight, there is no mistaking the risk for all those who sit in the dark and observe.”
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