What's Up for
Summer and Fall 2020?
 
Kinetic Works will be online with an amazing
series we are calling
Kinetic Works Virtually Yours; Archival Classics

 

Starting in August 2020, each month we will post a performance from past productions on YouTube, available to the public for one week (eight days).

Be sure to check these out.  The links will be posted here, on our Facebook page, announced on Instagram, ASC Culture Guide and we'll send you an email invitation with the link if you have signed up for our list.

 

Please consider a donation of $5.00 or more as you Ticket to the Show!!

The first four programs will be as follows:

Saturday August 15-Saturday August 22:  

The Seasons Ballet

A whirlwind tour through the four seasons featuring a cast of professional and youth dancers, beautiful costumes by Kris Yavelak, foam constructs by Drew Allison's Grey Seal Puppets, video backdrop by Joel Blackwelder and the gorgeous ballet score by Alexandre Glazunov.

Running time:  35 minutes

Saturday September 19-26:  

Beat Box Ballet!

A meeting of two worlds in Saxy Thang,  a contemporary ballet created by Martha Connerton for Charlotte Ballet 2.  The cast of 8 ballet dancers performs to the music of Beat Box saxophonist from New York City, Derek Brown.  High energy and great fun.

Running time:  18 minutes

 

Saturday October 10-Saturday October 17:  

River Notes

This gently moving work was created and performed by Martha Connerton in the mid 1980's and remounted in 2011 on company dancer, Alyce Cristina Vallejo.  Featuring a poetry and cello score by Barry Lopez and David Darling and kinetic metal, wood and lucite sculptures by Louisville artists, Tom Butsch and Mark Englert.  

Running Time: 20 minutes

Saturday November 14-Saturday November 21:

Full Moon/Light Sonata

Howl at the moon in another meeting of two worlds with music by blues great, Howlin' Wolf and Ludwig von Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.  This work was created on the dance department at UNC Charlotte in 2006.  A meditation on life and death, what we carry with us, what we leave behind.

Running Time:  16 minutes

Two week holiday special repeat!!

Saturday December 12-Saturday December 26:  

The Seasons Ballet

Alternative to The Nutcracker.  In case you missed it in August we will re-run The Seasons Ballet for two weeks during the holidays.

Gather the whole family around the screen and review the past year together.

A whirlwind tour through the four seasons featuring a cast of professional and youth dancers, beautiful costumes by Kris Yavelak, foam constructs by Drew Allison's Grey Seal Puppets, video backdrop by Joel Blackwelder and the gorgeous ballet score by Alexandre Glazunov.

Running time:  35 minutes

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