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OPERA DEL ESPACIO, GAYLE FEKETE and MECHANISM DANCE THEATRE – TRIPLE [inter]sect
October 9, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT$15 – $20
Jostled, plied and twisted, divergent female voices (di)(con)verge in an evening of dance and performancefrom Opera del Espacio, Gayle Fekete and Mechanism Dance Theatre.
Opera del Espacio: has presented multiple site-generated and full-evening works including: The Way Of Water by Caridad Svich at Cal State LA, Bootleg Theatre, Cal Poly Pomona, Hollywood Fringe and South Coast Rep’s SCRamble; Meet Me @ Metro II and III; Space: The Final Frontier presented at SOSE as part of the Company Creation Festival; avant-garde multimedia opera The Wall: A Musical Misdeed; Private in Public for the SoCal Dance Invitational Concert; multiple site-specific performances at the desert ruins at Llano del Rio, Downtown Art Walk, Brewery Art Walk, Echo Park Art Walk, The Series at the Standard and more. www.operadelespacio.org
Gayle Fekete is Head of Dance/Professor in the Department of Theatre and New Dance at Cal Poly Pomona. For 20 years, Gayle has been associated with Urban Bush Women NYC as a guest artist and consultant on numerous international residencies and summer institutes, and is consulting for upcoming Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival this December 2015, and on the Urban Bush Women’s Choreographic Centre. She served as Chair for the DCA grants panel for interdisciplinary arts for the City of Los Angeles, presents and produces festival and immersive performance projects in the Los Angeles area, and has produced and facilitated numerous CSU Summer Arts Dance intensives. She was a team collaborator for the 2014 Symposium The Live Legacy Project: Correspondences Between German Contemporary Dance and Judson Dance Theater Movement, Dusseldorf, Germany. Currently, she is exploring site specific, interactive media and interdisciplinary performance collaborations, including dance-theatre, choreography, installation, and interdisciplinary process through culture and identity. She is presently a member of the performance collective Opera Del Espacio.
Mechanism Dance Theatre: Mechanism Dance Theatre is a collective movement project based in Pomona, CA. The artists have shown their work in a variety of spaces, both formal and informal, including the SCA Project Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona University Theater, Highways Performance Space:New Shoes 2, and Prism at Play. As part of the collective, be it dancer, choreographer, or more, Mechanism’s members share in the practice of movement together. With an interdisciplinary background, the company welcomes collaboration, and other opportunities to learn and share work with others. www.facebook.com/mechanismdancetheatre
Friday + Saturday, October 9 + 10 @ 8.30pm
$20 general admission / $15 members, students, seniors