“No one else is making work quite like hers.”
—The Village Voice
In this provocative new work, Kate Weare looks to sexual fantasy as a metaphor for creative expression, using the stage as a place where we can perform as the most potent, desiring versions of ourselves.
An original cello score by Chris Lancaster ushers us into this suggestive realm, fetishized and electrified by Weare’s sensual, aggressively intertwined movement vocabulary. Brilliantly attuned to each individual dancer’s quirks and complex identities, Weare orchestrates a series of duets, solos, and trios that explore exposure, self-censorship, and vulnerability, examining how—in the safest, most indeterminate spaces—bodies offer up secrets of their inner life.
Choreography by Kate Weare
Costume design by Sarah Cubbage
Lighting design by Brian Jones
Set design by Kurt Perschke
To learn more visit www.kateweare.com.
This presentation of Kate Weare Company was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Dark Lark by the Kate Weare Company is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by Bates Dance Festival in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music, Florida Dance Association, Juniata College and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For more information: www.npnweb.org.