Ferst Center Season Event
|Huang Yi & KUKA|
Thursday October 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Friday October 2, 2015 8:00 pm
Acclaimed Taiwanese choreographer and dancer Huang Yi and his robot companion KUKA bring razor sharp precision and stunning artistry to the stage, harmoniously weaving together the art of dance and the science of mechanical engineering. HUANG YI & KUKA is a poetic work that flawlessly intertwines modern dance and visual arts with the realm of robotics.
|Spanda Dance Co. Past Forward|
Sunday October 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Thursday February 11, 2016 8:00 pm
The international street dance sensation takes the raw energy and athleticism of street dance and combines it with high-end production values for a show that’s perfect for the whole family. Wowing more than 300,000 people across the globe, Blaze features a cast of 16 dancers and music by Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, David Guetta, and Snoop Dogg. Directed by West End director and choreographer Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia!, Sister Act) Blaze is a show that’s “impossible not to enjoy” (Daily Telegraph).
Wednesday March 9, 2016 7:30 pm
Thursday March 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Dorrance Dance honors tap dance's uniquely beautiful history in a new and dynamically compelling context. The theatrically witty company pushes tap forward into the 21st century, rhythmically, aesthetically, and conceptually. Street, club, and experimental dance forms all awake to the sound of furious rhythms, and find their boundaries missing. The work of Dorrance Dance has garnered critical acclaim, including winning a Bessie Award for "blasting open our notions of tap."
|Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo|
Saturday April 9, 2016 8:00 pm
Sunday April 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Celebrating 40 years as an international dance sensation, this all-male troupe blends humor with athletic artistry to create performances filled with parody and virtuosic technique. With their clever choreography and admirable technique, this troupe takes their dancing seriously and delivers a performance that everyone can enjoy.