Fly-by-Night Dance will present the mythical story of Apollo and Dafne with opera music by Handel. The main characters and Dafne's modern doppelganger will reflect the sexual politics of our time through consensual and exploitative duets.
Cherie Carson of Upswing Performance Company will present Inside the Circle, a harness duet of mesmerizing choreographic simplicity.
Craig Whitehouse and Megan Cattau from Flight Collaborative will perform a trapeze duet that exemplifies the beauty and skill of aerial partnering.?
Heather Hammond (Heliummm Aerial Dance) and Sarah Wollschlager (Surface to Air Dance) will present their quirky bungee duet, A Window In which explores the stories we make up about others and ourselves.
Chriselle Tidrick of Above and Beyond Dance will perform a silk solo, Absentia which follows a woman's experience of loss and longing that results in a discovery of her inner strength.
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