Inside/Out is the impressive sequence by Chicago’s have Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre that showcases new operate and invitations viewers Inside of the creative procedure. Just about every informal, interactive celebration involves performances of new work by this special qualified corporation, discussion with the artists, audience participation, and the opportunity for attendees to form the artwork with your suggestions and input. In comparison to the groundbreaking function of Twyla Tharp in DANCE Magazine, Inside of/Out gatherings reflect the collaboration and timely themes that are Cerqua Rivera’s signature.
Inside of/Out with Mood Swing
May 28, 7:30 pm @ Dovetail Studios, 2853 W Montrose Ave
Cerqua Rivera’s progressive Inside of/Out collection returns to Dovetail Studios in Albany Park. Sign up for this exceptional enterprise to preview and explore the ongoing evolution of Mood SWING – a suite of passionate responses to the unprecedented occasions of 2020 and 2021.
These earlier two many years demanded a reaction. As artists, Cerqua Rivera’s firm was compelled to develop work exclusively responding to and earning that means of the pandemic and social justice rebellion. This suite debuted in 2020, and the business ongoing to acquire and increase to it just about every 12 months. Will not pass up this personal experience with distinctive conversations about what we have all skilled- with a feeling of resilience, compassion, and hope … a glimmering light-weight in the dark.
Inside/Out with Metamorphosis
July 23, 7:30 pm @ Studio5 Doing Arts Centre, 1938 Dempster Avenue, Evanston
Cerqua Rivera’s progressive Within/Out collection returns to Studio5 in Evanston. Be part of this distinctive corporation to preview and focus on the ongoing evolution of METAMORPHOSIS.
This 3-calendar year project, launched in 2020, is inspired by non-binary/gender queer and trans Chicago dance artists. Cerqua Rivera collaborators embarked on an inquiry into the speedy-evolving definitions of gender id. This exploration consists of questioning regular roles, discovering progressive identities, and navigating the conflicting crossroads in which communities meet up with.
Within/Out with Soul Remedy
August 5, 7:30 pm @ Constellation, 3111 North Western Avenue, Chicago
Cerqua Rivera usually takes its modern Within/Out sequence to Constellation in Avondale for the 1st time. Sign up for this unique enterprise to preview and discuss SOUL Cure – honored this yr with a grant by the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts.
SOUL Remedy is a multi-12 months exploration of the Aesthetic of the Neat, a culturally unique phenomenon rooted in the Black American practical experience that has shaped this country’s arts and lifestyle and impacted the world. This piece respects, reflects, and signifies Black excellence as a central element of American culture.