Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers - Faith Project

Fri. Mar 6, 2020 at 7:30pm EST
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37 days away
Price: $15.00
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37 days away
Price: $15.00
All Ages
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Doors open
Performance begins 7:30pm

Conversation and Audience Q&A immediately following the performance

Tickets $15 Adults

*Free Admission for children 18 and under

**Student must show school ID day of the event

For handicapped accessible seats please contact aosorio@esperanza.us

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' Faith Project/The Door is an abstract dance work created by founder and Artistic Director, Kun-Yang Lin, that contemplates the relationship between religious practice and contemporary dance. An important part of the project consisted of “story circle” encounters with community participants from various faith perspectives, dance artists and other artistic collaborators. Engaging with practitioners of diverse spiritual outlooks, Lin and his dance artists' considered the role movement plays in religious rituals and actions. KYL/D worked with Interfaith Philadelphia to recruit community participants, who engaged in verbal and physical call-and-response activities with the dancers and the project's multimedia and sound design collaborators. Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers collaborated with Kimerer LaMothe—a scholar working at the intersection of dance and religion to structure the story circle conversations. The company explored new possibilities in visual design with multimedia designer Jared Mezzocchi, and composer/sound designer Cory Neale who created a sound score for the final work as well as Sara Outing for set design and Jill Peterson for costume design. Major support for the original creation and performance of Faith Project was provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from The National Endowment for the Arts and Temple University. Faith Project premiered in March 2018 at Prince Theater. The company is excited to bring back the full-length version of Faith Project/The Door in for the first time since it's premiere in collaboration with Esperanza! 



More information: http://www.kyld.org/faith-project-blog 

- Faith Project/The Door Production Trailer: https://vimeo.com/266721352

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Teatro Esperanza 4261 North 5th Street
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