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Shared Graduate Dance Concert at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center-Dance Theater

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At 3:00 PM on Sunday April 13th, 2014, I attended the performance “Shared Graduate Dance Concert at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center-Dance Theatre. Walking into the theatre I had anticipated experiencing an upright performance. This sensation came as I visited the website for the Shared Graduate Concert and saw a breath taking photo that entailed a person behind a curtain holding their hand up and a fuzzy person in front of a curtain. Also, I knew I was in for a good ride after I saw Meghan Bowden in the pamphlet.
The temperament of the performance “Canned Soup” shook the audience out of their chairs. This scene in particular stood out to me the most. The woman dressed in a just a bathing suit, a pretty dark scene with only a beaming red light, and absolutely no music, obscured a unique type of humor during her performance. The scene was comprised of a small swimming pool, canned soup, and side performers dressed in black clothing with ties. In place of music Lynne Price was able to interact with her breath as a way to create a rhythm that she could move her body too.
Movement quality is a very important aspect of any performance. Although, I thought all the pieces were astonishing, I felt the movement quality for each performance was slightly different. In “Let me in. Let me out”, many of the movements performed in were done in a ripple effect to peaceful music. Also, the performers incorporated their breath into their movement as the lights changed from light to
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