Friday, September 25, 2015
See a ton of modern dance troupes at 'The Shift' at Orlando Shakespeare Center
By Jessica Bryce Young
on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 9:03 AM
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 | Mandell Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St. | emotionsdance.org
There’s a thriving modern dance scene in Orlando, and this annual collective show is the best way to get up to speed on a great many of your local movement troupes in one fell swoop. Companies involved in this year’s performance include the Afro Latin Dance Project, AHHA Dance, the Coby Project, Dawn Branch Works, Emotions Dance, Explore Dance and Theatre, Moving-Dance, Red Right Return, Still, Works by Ariel Clarke and Yow Dance. The dancers present choreographed works along with improvised and aleatory pieces; what they all have in common is the desire to shift your perspective on what dance is and can be. After each show, a question-and-answer session allows the audience to learn more about what they just saw.