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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Sat, October 12

Ailey II

Kansas City, MO

2:00 pm

Folly Theater

816-474-4444

Program to be announced. Please check back for details.

Wings

What if there were angels moving among us on earth? Rising choreographer Jennifer Archibald explores this intriguing possibility in her new work, Wings -- an unabashedly emotional portrayal of interactions between angels and humans. Set to an ambient score by veteran dance composer Michael Wall, Archibald’s movement is ferocious yet vulnerable, showcasing both the dancers’ athletic prowess and raw honesty.

Virtues

Amy Hall Garner is emerging as one of America's most diverse creative talents, with a career that spans from Broadway to ballet. In her new work,  set to a vibrant score by Karl Jenkins, Garner delivers high energy with a sophisticated edge.

Ailey II

Kansas City, MO

7:30 pm

Folly Theater

816-474-4444

Program subject to change.

Alchemies

In Alchemies, up-and-coming choreographer Adam Barruch transforms everyday gestures – a reach, an embrace, a finger pointed skyward – into a reverie of human interactions.

Cuore Sott’olio

In Polish choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska’s Cuore Sott’Olio (“heart submerged in oil”), a female figure tumbles through the memories of past relationships in a fusion of folk dance and contemporary movement.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues--this suite fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.