Shay Ishii Dance Company presents Dancestry....Vivid
Shay Ishii Dance Company presents Dancestry….Vivid, a celebration of artistic heritage and revival of historic dance. Vivid elaborates on masterworks of modern dance pioneers, Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Erick Hawkins, with contemporary technology and media. The program features artwork by Robert Motherwell and culminates with new works by the collaborating artists who have studied and embodied the techniques, philosophies, and choreography of these dance icons. Vivid traces dancers and choreographers across generations with a rich historical narrative and a compelling contemporary voice.
Collaborating Artists include: Meg Brooker (Artistic Director of Thel Dance Theatre), Jessica Lindberg Coxe (Lindberg/Slayter Reconstructions), Katherine Duke, (Artistic Director of Erick Hawkins Dance Foundation), Shay Ishii, Louis Kavouras (Principal Dancer of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company), and Megan Slayter (Lindberg/Slayter Reconstructions).