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David Roussève / REALITY
July 3 @ 8:15 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:15 pm, repeating until July 6, 2019
One event on July 6, 2019 at 2:15 pm
One event on July 7, 2019 at 2:15 pm
Dance, music, text, and video come together in David Roussève/REALITY’s new work Halfway to Dawn, a “heartfelt and heart-breaking homage” (Times Quotidian) to Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington’s prolific but long-obscured collaborator, known for singles like “Take the ‘A’ Train”, “Satin Doll”, and “Lush Life”. Interpreting Strayhorn’s signature music sensibility through a dynamic movement vocabulary which melds jazz, modern, postmodern, and social dance, Halfway to Dawn creates an abstract portrait of Strayhorn’s life as a gay, African American jazz composer in the 1950s-60s.
WATCH DAVID ROUSSÈVE/REALITY ON JACOB’S PILLOW DANCE INTERACTIVE:
- David Roussève/REALITY in Stardust from 2014