Backstage Pass – A Joyous Return to Live Dance
Carolyn Dorfman Dance
Madison Community Arts Center presents Carolyn Dorfman Dance’s Backstage Pass – A Joyous Return to Live Dance*.
Carolyn Dorfman Dance celebrates a return to in-person performances with an afternoon of dynamic new work and repertory favorites. Backstage Pass is the Company’s signature way of inviting audiences into the making and doing of dance, with Artistic Director, Carolyn Dorfman sharing her process and insights in this intimate setting.
Showing the bold technical and dramatic range of Dorfman’s work, this program features excerpts of the vibrant PRIMA!, her newest piece commissioned by Ocean County College and the Gia Maione Prima Foundation. In PRIMA!, Dorfman and her versatile company explore the robust, driving and buoyant sound of Louis Prima and his band with the powerful, virtuosic and expressive voices of Prima’s female lead singers, Gia Maione Prima and Keely Smith.
Also on the program are excerpts of the joyous and whirling Pastorale Pause and Cat’s Cradle, Dorfman’s moving work about connection and memory…past, present, and future.
A talkback with the full company will complete the program.
$20 Adults/$10 Students
*Proof of vaccination is required for admittance for all audience members regardless of age. (All Carolyn Dorfman Dance staff, dancers and crew are vaccinated.) Documentation will be checked at the door. Masks are required to be worn by all non-performing persons at all times while indoors.
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