Karlovsky & Company Dance is a contemporary modern dance company dedicated to exploring and nurturing the art of dance with innovative choreography that celebrates the human experience. The company fosters collaborative relationships among musicians, visual artists, and choreographers reaching local, national, and international audiences through concert and informal performances, and dance education.
SHIFTING TIME is an evening-length dance-theater work exploring thoughts, perceptions, and experiences of human and environmental time. Conceived by Dawn Karlovsky, Artistic Director of Karlovsky & Company Dance, this concert features original choreography by Karlovsky and guest collaborator Megan Nicely, Artistic Director of Bay Area-based Megan Nicely/Dance. SHIFTING TIME offers new perspectives on dance through the incorporation of post-modern and Japanese butoh influences, creating striking theatrical images that awaken memories and pose questions for our future. SHIFTING TIME includes original sound scores by St. Louis musician, Tory Starbuck. Directed by Dawn Karlovsky and Megan Nicely.
Photo credit: Bob Morrison
Support for this event is made possible by the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency, the Regional Arts Commission, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation, The Grandel Theatre, and private donors.
THE GRANDEL THEATRE 3610 Grandel Square, St. Louis MO 63108
We can talk about dance as being luscious, full-bodied, and elegant, or light, crisp, and lively just as we would describe a certain wine, a piece of music, or a delicious flavor.
Karlovsky & Company Dance creates a sensory journey through this progressive performance of site-specific dance playfully paired with live music, culinary treats, and wines matched with the qualities of movement, music, theme, and environment.
Joining the dancers of Karlovsky & Company Dance are musicians:
Mo Egeston (piano)
Harvey Lockhart (saxophone)
Lance Garger (percussion)
Tory Z Starbuck (electronics)
Kalo Hoyle (bass)
Wine pairings and culinary treats by Chef Samantha Pretto of the Dark Room!
Discover the unique spaces of the Grandel Theatre through this sensory-guided performance event.
Tickets: $30 through Metrotix.com (ticket price includes performance, wines, and culinary treats)
MAY 19 & 20, 2017 7:30pm LOUDER THAN WORDS The Sun Theater 3625 Grandel Square St. Louis 63108
Season concert of new work and choreographic collaboration with guest artist Sarah LaRose-Holland of Kinetic Evolutions Dance Company (Minneapolis). Through Karlovsky’s stimulating choreography, LOUDER THAN WORDS explores the powerful subject of communication and the non-verbal forms used in human interaction with direct and indirect ways that we express ourselves through gesture, touch, and body language.
Support for this event is made possible by the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency, the Regional Arts Commission, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation, and KDHX.
Thursday, September 22 – Old Post Office Plaza (9th & Locust St. St. Louis 63101)
Friday, September 30 – Strauss Park in Grand Center (Grand & Washington, 63103)
These FREE outdoor performances feature site-specific dance by local choreographers R. Vance Baldwin, Alice Bloch, Ashley Tate,Gabriella Deakin, Dawn Karlovsky, and Rafael Tilery with live musical accompaniment by Rick Kramer and Tory Z Starbuck.