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Trisha Brown Dance Company Performs at Bard Fisher Center

Eleanor Davis
845-758-7512
edavis@bard.edu
08-30-2016
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— The Trisha Brown Dance Company returns to The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College for a work-in-progress performance in culmination of its fall residency. The program includes the most recent reconstruction of Brown’s brazenly beautiful Geometry of Quiet (2002), an elegant and austere quartet featuring music by Salvatore Sciarrino, as well as other selections from Brown’s 40-year repertoire. The program will be performed on Thursday, September 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fisher Center’s LUMA Theater. Tickets are free; reservations recommended. For more information and to reserve tickets, please visit fishercenter.bard.edu or call the box office (845) 758-7900.

Presented by the Bard College Dance Program, the performance marks the second year of the Company’s educational partnership with the college, bringing Brown’s work closer to the Bard community with dance technique classes, master classes, and engagement activities occurring throughout the academic year.
 
Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) is a post-modern dance company dedicated to the performance, and preservation of the work of founding artistic director and choreographer, Trisha Brown. Established in 1970, TBDC has toured throughout the world presenting the work, teaching and building relationships with audiences and artists alike. For more information go to trishabrowncompany.org.
 
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
 
Named for the late Richard B. Fisher, former chair of Bard’s Board of Trustees, the Fisher Center has become an influential force in performing arts programming, earning critical acclaim for innovative productions of opera, orchestral, chamber, dance, and theater programs. The Center was designed by legendary architect Frank Gehry and distinguished acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota, and has received international praise for its breathtaking architecture and superb sound.
 
Each summer the Fisher Center presents the Bard SummerScape festival, seven weeks of performing arts programs reflecting the life and times of the featured composer of the esteemed Bard Music Festival, recently celebrating its 27th year. Fall and spring seasons include original productions, special one-night-only concerts, and touring artists from around the globe.
 
The Fisher Center is home to the Bard College Theater & Performance and Dance Programs, providing students access to exceptional theater facilities and opportunities to work with professional directors and dramaturges on publicly attended productions throughout the year. The Bard College Conservatory of Music and Bard College Music Program stage regular orchestral and chamber concerts

 

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This event was last updated on 08-30-2016

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