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doug elkins choreography, etc.

March 6 – 8, 2014  ·  Zellerbach Theatre
Runtime: 85 minutes

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With his rollicking blend of hip hop and contemporary dance vigorously steeped in parody, Doug Elkins’ 20-plus-year career has seen wild success. “One of the most musical, witty and inventive choreographers of his generation” (New York Times), Elkins has a knack for lighting the fire of joy in his audiences. Included in the program is Mo(or)town/Redux, a take on Shakespeare’s Othello (and José Limón’s seminal The Moor’s Pavane) set to a score of Motown favorites Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, eclectic songstress Amy Winehouse and more. In addition, Elkins will premiere Hapless Bizarre, a new work exploring intersections of physical comedy, choreography, flirtation and romance in silent film.

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Performances

  • Thursday, March 6 @ 7:30 PM
  • Friday, March 7 @ 8 PM
  • Saturday, March 8 @ 2 PM
  • Saturday, March 8 @ 8 PM



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March 8
Stay after the matinee performance for a talk back with the company.



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This performance is part of the Dance Celebration Series, presented by Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center.
Media support for these performances
is provided by WHYY.

Support provided by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Photo credit: Christopher Duggan