Faker

P.S. 122
150 1st Avenue (@ Corner of 9th Street), New York, NY 10003
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Who is more dead and alive than Elvis Presley? What sustains his image post-mortem? Morgan Thorson dazzles the stage with this sublime dance performance for seven commissioned by the Walker Art Center and Southern Theater in Minneapolis. Packed with astonishing performances, Faker's exploration of impersonation, obsession and ritualistic behavior exposes contemporary culture's fixation with celebrity vs. authenticity, and elevating vs. degrading entertainment of all kinds. Faker blurs the lines between behavior and dance, body and image, flattery and stealing. Schedule Wednesday January 17th at 7:30 p.m. Friday January 19th at 9:30 p.m. Saturday January 20th at 5:00 p.m. Monday January 22nd at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday January 23rd at 9:30 p.m. Part of the COIL festival.

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http://www.ps122.org