WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Arcana Lace, created by Elizabeth DeGennaro and choreographed by Dylan Smith, infuses the themes and music from the 1930's Carnival, combining a live burlesque dance performance with a heartfelt theatrical storyline. The, inspired by DeGennaro's showgirl role on "Boardwalk Empire," tells the story of a lone, lost girl, titled "The Fool", seeking guidance of a fortune-teller, who reveals her fate through a series of tarot card readings. The wise crone details the protagonist's past and present triumphs over her three tormentors: her lover, mother and madame. Once the fortune-teller has revealed the young girl's story, she embarks on a vision of a future, represented by the character "The Singer". Through conquering her troubled past to obtain a successful future, "The Fool" finds, she too has the knowledge of the crone and power over her own fate.