Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Merge music to be choreographed

OK, I'm not really a fan of dance, but this could be interesting:

Merge 20th celebration begins with original choreographed dances to the music of The Rosebuds, Spoon, Arcade Fire & more!

On Saturday, July 18, at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC, the Triangle Youth Ballet will present Merge with Motion, a dance performance in a unique rock music setting celebrating Merge Records’ 20th anniversary. The evening will include world-premiere dance works set to music by Merge artists, along with a live performance by The Rosebuds. The Rosebuds will play one of their old favorites in addition to debuting a new musical work composed especially forMerge with Motion as dancers perform simultaneously onstage.

Original contemporary ballet, rhythm tap, and modern dance will be performed by world class choreographers including: Amanda Miller (Chapel Hill/Pretty Ugly, Germany), North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (Chapel Hill), Pamela Pietro (American Dance Festival Faculty/Tisch-NYU), Sidelong Dance Co. (Winston-Salem), and others.
In addition to The Rosebuds, performers will dance to music from Arcade Fire, Caribou, Destroyer, the Magnetic Fields, Polvo, Richard Buckner, Spaceheads, Spoon and more.

Merge with Motion
Saturday, July 18, 2009, 7:30pm
The Carolina Theatre, Fletcher Hall
309 W. Morgan Street
Durham, NC

$15/$17 Advance
$21 Day of show

Tickets are available online and at the Carolina Theatre box office. Box office hours are 11am–6pm, Monday through Friday, and one hour before showtime.

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