String beings

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Snappy Dance Theater threads together computer science and classically-trained musicians via contemporary dance and theater in its newest work String Beings, Celebrating its 10th Anniversary Season :: May 30-June 10, 2007 :: The Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston :: Press Night / Opening Night: Wednesday, May 30 ::

Widely acclaimed for its edgy, ironic and acrobatic performances, Snappy Dance Theater celebrates its 10th anniversary with the world premiere of String Beings, a collaboration with MIT scientist and new media artist Jonathan Bachrach and BSO first violinist Lucia Lin. With real-time video feedback using intelligent video processing and live musicians who become part of the choreography, the new work explores the metaphors of string, focusing on relationships, and commonalities that tie us together by means of Snappy’s signature daring, muscular and witty style.

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Learn more about the artists:
Snappy Dance Theater – http://www.snappydance.com
Jonathan Bachrach, Ph.D. – http://people.csail.mit.edu/jrb/jrb.html
Lucia Lin – http://www.bso.org/biography.jhtml?area=bso&id=2100095
Michael Rodach – http://www.michaelrodach.com/

Contact Snappy to interview the artists. Carey Foster, cmckinley[at]snappydance.com, 617-947-8370


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