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Focus Dance Company & IU Contemporary Dance

Presented by: China Remixed: Global A&H Fest

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater

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Description

This event is free but a ticket is required.

Focus Dance GroupA thrilling double bill featuring Taipei’s award-winning Focus Dance Company and IU Bloomington’s Contemporary dance program! The program will feature new choreography from both groups followed by a collaborative dance that will playfully foreground differences and similarities in dance culture and styles.

The program includes:

SONG and DANCE of ILISIN, the ANNUAL RITUAL of TAFALONG, AMIS
A suite of traditional songs and dances of the annual ritual of Ilisin from the Tafalong tribe, belonging to the Amis people who reside in eastern Taiwan. The songs and dances reinforce solidarity and spirit.

RELATIONSHIP
An inner exchange that highlights the relationship of carrying and complementing each other.

THE WATCHTOWER OF TWITTERING
A solemn ritual of respecting the ancestors and worshipping for blessings.

BLACK HOLE
A dance expressing the energetic explosion of animal-ness in humans, while exploring the deep essence of human rationality.

SPILL
A contemporary succession of falls, lifts, and leaps that speaks to how two people can be looking at the same thing and each perceive something totally different.

PSALM
An iconic piece by José Limón that is part of the standard American Modern Dance repertory.

And much more!

This event is part of the China Remixed festival.

Doors will open at 7pm and this show is expected to last two hours.

The Venue

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block off the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLUBoy may be taken into the auditorium. Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs. Please contact the box office at 812.323.3020 to purchase those seats. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

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The Promoter

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The IU Arts & Humanities Council presents China Remixed, a global arts & humanities festival on the Bloomington campus.

China Remixed celebrates the most diverse and dynamic aspects of contemporary Chinese culture—from mainland China to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and America—through campus-wide exhibits, performances, screenings, and lectures.

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