There's a trend in the dance contributions of the Summerworks festival this year, undoubtedly shaped by curator Jenn Goodwin, of simple, strong ideas guiding creations. They lead to deeper things, by way of the body not a philosophical, conceptual or technical approach.
Below is a short interview with Allison Cummings, a wry, passionate, uncompromising woman who surprises with each performance work she makes. Her show opens THIS AFTERNOON at 2pm. Go see it and be moved.
LR: OK, so the obvious but important question is what triggered the creation of this work? What started the ball rolling on “album”?
LR: Are the visual records of your histories and memories physically part of the show, do they appear in their original form, abstracted, embodied?
|Friday August 12th||2:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
|Friday August 12th||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Friday August 12th||6:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
|Friday August 12th||8:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Friday August 12th||10:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Saturday August 13th||2:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
|Saturday August 13th||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Saturday August 13th||6:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
|Saturday August 13th||8:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Saturday August 13th||10:00 PM - 11:00 PM|