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Work in Process Showing: SUPERCELL by slowdanger
slowdanger (photo by Mariah Miranda)
SUPERCELL is an evening-length multidisciplinary quintet performance, responding to climate change, media sensationalism, desensitization, and environmental collapse.
Join us in Guzzetta Hall Sandefur Theatre where choreographers anna thompson + taylor knight (Pittsburgh, PA) will share SUPERCELL, an evening-length multidisciplinary quintet performance, responding to climate change, media sensationalism, desensitization, and environmental collapse. The title refers to supercells, large storms of deep, persistent updrafts often resulting in many tornadoes. While supercells are terrifying, ominous, and harbingers of great damage, they are simultaneously breathtaking environmental events when witnessed from afar. The effect is similar to sensationalist media, instantly amplifying catastrophic events for an insatiable public consumption.
slowdanger (anna thompson + taylor knight) is a multidisciplinary performance entity utilizing movement, found material, integrative technology, electronic instrumentation, and vocalization to produce performance work since 2013. They have been featured in/by Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” (2018), MoMA, TheView more
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157 University Ave., Akron, OH 44325
Parking for audience members attending evening and weekend performances is free in the E.J. Thomas Hall deck when there is not an event in that venue. Handicap-accessible parking for audience members is available in all lots, including the residential surface lot across from Guzzetta Hall.