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Donna Uchizono Company (DUC) presents new and reworked eveninglength works. Fire Underground, DUC’s newest work, draws from Uchizono’s harrowing experience of a complex international adoption process. Featuring a cast of five performers, the multi-layered work is designed as a series of “salon” style performances that illuminate the complex crises of our time and the interconnections that bind us as we witness the courage to be human. State of Heads, a work for three dancers that premiered at Dance Theater Workshop in 1999 and was last seen on the New York Live Arts stage last April as part of Live Ideas: The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, features an original sound-score by “Bessie” award-winning artist James Lo and explores the concept of disjointedness and the passage of time.


Not appropriate for Children under 11.

Dec 4 Stay Late Discussion: Behind Fire Underground with Donna Uchizono Company moderated by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Producing Associate at New York Live Arts

Dec 5 at 5:30pm Come Early Panel Conversation: Making Dances in the ‘90s Through Today’s Lens moderated by Carla Peterson in dialogue with Tere O’Connor, John Jasperse, RoseAnne Spradlin, and Donna Uchizono 


Please join us on November 30 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with Donna Uchizono. For more information click here.

Fire Underground is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

 

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Donna Uchizono Company : Fire Underground and State of Heads

 

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Fire Underground and State of Heads

 
Donna Uchizono Company (DUC) presents new and reworked eveninglength works. Fire Underground, DUC’s newest work, draws from Uchizono’s harrowing experience of a complex international adoption process. Featuring a cast of five performers, the multi-layered work is designed as a series of “salon” style performances that illuminate the complex crises of our time and the interconnections that bind us as we witness the courage to be human. State of Heads, a work for three dancers that premiered at Dance Theater Workshop in 1999 and was last seen on the New York Live Arts stage last April as part of Live Ideas: The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, features an original sound-score by “Bessie” award-winning artist James Lo and explores the concept of disjointedness and the passage of time.


Not appropriate for Children under 11.

Dec 4 Stay Late Discussion: Behind Fire Underground with Donna Uchizono Company moderated by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Producing Associate at New York Live Arts

Dec 5 at 5:30pm Come Early Panel Conversation: Making Dances in the ‘90s Through Today’s Lens moderated by Carla Peterson in dialogue with Tere O’Connor, John Jasperse, RoseAnne Spradlin, and Donna Uchizono 


Please join us on November 30 from 1 – 4pm for Shared Practice with Donna Uchizono. For more information click here.

Fire Underground is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

 

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