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"In the Box 2: You and Me" at La MaMa

"In the Box 2: You and Me" at La MaMa


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La MaMa
74 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003


Friday, June 30, 2017 - 7:00pm, 9:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 6:00pm, 8:00pm
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 5:00pm



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Acclaimed Dancer/Choreographer Miki Orihara Premieres In the Box 2 Featuring Live Music by 
Jazz Pianist/Composer Senri Oe

A World Premiere of In the Box 2 -You and Me-

- Friday, June 30 @ 7:00pm / 9:00pm
- Saturday, July 1 @ 6:00pm / 8:00pm
Sunday, July 2 @ 5:00pm

Summer Shares at La MaMa
74 East 4th Street, New York, NY, 10003
6 to Astor Place, F to 2nd Avenue
$30 in advance (Student $20) / $35 at door (Student $25) / $100 VIP]

Celebrated for her captivating work with the Martha Graham Dance Company, dancer/choreographer Miki Orihara premieres the second incarnation of her multi-media work, In the Box (ITB). Directed by theatrical visual-effects specialist Hiroyuki Nishiyama (a.k.a. nissy), this new experimental dance-theater piece features performances by Bessie Award winner Orihara with original music by best-selling Sony Music artist Senri Oe.

Using cutting edge animations and projections from Japan, In the Box 2 (ITB2) juxtaposes three-dimensional sounds and images with the flesh and bones of a dancer and her moving shadow. ITB2 follows the 2015 premiere of ITB which explored the paradox of “Where Technology Meets the Body” inspired by Schrödinger‘s cat (quantum mechanics). ITB2 picks up where its predecessor left off and opens the book of our lives in a paradoxical nature. “ITB2 explores human nature by mixing the human body with technology,” explains Orihara. “Audiences will experience entirely new sensations!” Using a streamlined technology of sensor system and infrared camera, audiences can enjoy the dancer’s motions and visual expressions through streamlined technology including CG, infrared cameras, and three-dimensional audio.

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