World Premiere - A Peak Commission Fold Here Gallim Dance Company Sep 26, 2013 7:30 pm; Sep 27, 2013 7:30 pm; Sep 28, 2013 8:00 pm; Sep 29, 2013 3:00 pm Buy Tickets

Choreography by Andrea Miller
Set Design by Jon Bausor
Projection and Video Design by Tal Rosner
Lighting Design by Robert Wierzel

Initially inspired by Raymond Carver’s short story Cathedral, in which a sightful man’s hand is guided by a blind man’s heart in drawing a cathedral, Fold Here unfolds in an implausible universe filled with empty cardboard boxes as the basic units of all existing matter. In pursuit of the boxes’ elusive essence, the performers explore the physical, sensorial and spiritual properties of human beings—as parallel contents and containers of existence.

Find out more about Gallim Dance Company at gallimdance.com.

Fold Here is commissioned by Peak Performances at Montclair State University (NJ) and co-commissioned by Dancers’ Workshop Jackson Hole and the Gallim Dance Commissioners Circle. Music for Fold Here is commissioned by the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation. Gallim Dance thanks First Republic Bank, Lead Sponsor of Fold Here. Additional funding support has been generously provided by the Princess Grace Foundation – USA, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, and the Puffin Foundation. Research for Fold Here was supported by the Jerwood Studio at Sadler’s Wells | London’s Dance House. Supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Join us after the 9/28 performance for the first Community Conversation of the season. Moderated by arts writer Charmaine Warren, choreographer Andrea Miller and members of the company will discuss the genesis of Fold Here, and participate in an enlightening Q&A.

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