The Roaring Fork Valley’s newly shaped and solely native dance firm, DanceAspen, is returning to the Wheeler Opera Home stage subsequent week in two premieres of ELEVATED, offered on Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5, at7:30pm. Tickets vary from $35-65 with reserved seating and are presently on sale via the Wheeler Opera Home field workplace or at aspenshowtix.com.
With an all-female choreographed present, DanceAspen brings modern dance impressed by artistry and athleticism. ELEVATED will function two world premiere performances by famend choreographers Ana Maria Lucaciu and Danielle Rowe. As well as, DanceAspen will current the Aspen premiere of Press Play choreographed by Caili Quan, and return with a crowd favourite For Pixie by Rowe. The native dancers within the efficiency are Anthony Tiedeman, Matthew Gilmore, Sammy Altenau, Madeleine Scott, Kaya Wolsey and Katherine Bolanos. The efficiency will even function a brief movie of a dancer shot on Aspen Mountain because the backdrop to a dwell cello musical efficiency by Juilliard graduate Erica Ogihara. DanceAspen Government Director Laurel Jenny Winton said, “It has been an unimaginable expertise watching these premieres come collectively. A brand new period of dance is upon us and this manufacturing is setting the stage for a golden age of artistry and creation.”
DanceAspen’s imaginative and prescient of constructing a year-round, high-caliber, native dance firm within the Roaring Fork Valley is quick turning into a actuality. The corporate’s inaugural efficiency of The Items Fall in September 2021 was a sold-out success on the Wheeler. “The Wheeler is proud to welcome again DanceAspen with these essential works celebrating ladies artists,” commented Wheeler Government Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson. “The Wheeler staff is thrilled to work with the inventive skills of DanceAspen and help their imaginative and prescient of sustaining a year-round dance firm in our neighborhood. The Wheeler shares the identical ardour for bringing related and genuine performances to our stage and our neighborhood.”
In celebration of Worldwide Ladies’s Month and to kick off the two-night efficiency, a ticketed VIP opening evening will likely be held at Lodge Jerome on Friday, March 4, at 6pm. The night will start at Unhealthy Harriet with a cocktail reception the place visitors can meet the brand new female-led choreographers Danielle Rowe and Ana Maria Lucaciu. Following the cocktail reception, visitors will head over to the Wheeler for the premiere of ELEVATED. Following the present, visitors will return to the Jerome the place the artists of DanceAspen will be a part of the visitors for a three-course wine-paired dinner within the Aspen Occasions room. The value is $295 and features a ticket to the efficiency in addition to cocktails and a wine-paired dinner. The VIP occasion has restricted availability.
For extra details about DanceAspen, go to www.danceaspen.org.