ArtFacts Faculty Dance Concert at Rodey Theatre
ArtFacts comes to UNM’s Rodey Theatre for six performances only, February 22- March 3, 2013. This spectacular dance concert features choreography by internationally acclaimed guest artists Mercedes Amaya, Zoë Knights, and Robert Battle as well as three new works by UNM’s Donna Jewell and Vladimir Conde Reche. Erika Pujič, a founding member of Robert Battle’s original dance company will also perform one of his solo works. Expect the unexpected in ArtFacts, a concert of innovative, inspiring, exhilarating dance!
ArtsFacts includes two new works by the concert’s artistic director, Assistant Professor Vladimir Conde Reche. Set to the music of Henry Purcell, “Farewell at Dawn,” is a reflection on subtly, from simple movements and gestures. The choreography explores the space and the dancers inner qualities to connect performers and audiences, the idea is not to break the fourth wall but to bridge it instead. In describing his other piece NLN, Reche says “how would it feel to be aware of what you do and what others do around you in such a way that your actions would cast shadows, refract, reflect into others space and actions, their movements, which in a chain reaction effect would finally affect your own. This is the task that I exposed the dancers in this new work and the result of it is an extremely physical, personal and unexpected work layered in many ways to bring back the primal ideal that there is nothing like now.”
ArtFacts performs February 22, 23, March 1, 2 at 7:30pm with 2pm matinees on February 24 and March 3 in Rodey Theatre, in the Center for the Arts on UNM’s Main Campus. Ticket prices are $15 General admission, $12 for Seniors and UNM Faculty, and $10 for Students and UNM Staff and are available at the UNM Ticket Offices located at the UNM Bookstore, Central and Cornell, or the Arena (The Pit), University and Avenida Caesar Chavez, or by calling 877-664-8661 or 505- 925-5858. More information is available by calling 277-4332 or online at theatre.unm.edu