Feb
27
Thu
UI Dance presents Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert @ Space Place Theater
Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Dance

Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert

February 26, 27, 28, 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Space Place Theater, 101 North Hall

Dancers in Company, the University of Iowa’s touring ensemble, presents an evening of contemporary dance for their home concert. Now in its 36th year, the company’s repertory will reflect current trends in concert dance from leading companies in the field such as Urban Bush Women. Curated by company directors George de la Peña and Alexandra Bush, this evening of dance engages with current social and cultural themes as well as exploring the joys of combining music and dance. UI Dance students will perform as well as conduct workshops and public discussions to facilitate community conversations throughout Iowa and neighboring states. We urge you to catch the only UI home performances from this company of talented and exciting dancers.

Works featured in this year’s concert include:

And Let’s Go
Choreography by Alex Bush, in collaboration with the company
And Let’s Go is a meditation on preparation and an ode to movement as an art and a state of being. It celebrates movement as cultural expression through community, and embraces athleticism, rigor, and play as integral components of a rich movement experience. The choreographer was inspired by her toddler son’s joyful exploration of movement, and her own curiosity around nurturing one’s love of moving while also cultivating a career out of those same principles. And Let’s Go features music by the Hawkeye Marching Band Drumline.

LOOKS LIKE HAPPY
Choreography by Melinda Myers, in collaboration with the ensemble

The Pathology of Love
Choreography by Charlotte Adams, in collaboration with Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong
The Pathology of Love premiered in New York in Joyce Soho’s 2003 season by Charlotte Adams & Dancers. Described by The New York Times as, “arresting,” this piece was performed by Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong who collaborated with Charlotte Adams in creating the intricate and physically challenging partnering that continues to deliver and emotional whop to audiences.

Damper Lifted Oblivion
Choreography by Tony Orrico, in collaboration with the dancers

I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled
Choreography by Charlotte Adams
I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, suggests the romance of the past through overlapping images and memories. The piece features seven dancers, costume design by Margaret Wenk-Kuchlbauer, and a collage of earth 20th century music: Louis Armstrong, Irving Berlin, Claude Debussy, Charles, Ives, and Bessie Smith.

Women’s Resistance excerpt from Les écailles de la mémoire (The Scales of Memory) (2008)
Choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny, in collaboration with the original cast
Women’s Resistance was originally created for Urban Bush Women. This performance of Women’s Resistance by the University of Iowa Department of Dance is staged by Urban Bush Women.
Urban Bush Women BOLD Facilitators and Re-stagers: Keisha Turner and Maria Bauman-Morales

Tickets:
$14 Adults
$8 Seniors (65+)
$8 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

Feb
28
Fri
UI Dance presents Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert @ Space Place Theater
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Dance

Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert

February 26, 27, 28, 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Space Place Theater, 101 North Hall

Dancers in Company, the University of Iowa’s touring ensemble, presents an evening of contemporary dance for their home concert. Now in its 36th year, the company’s repertory will reflect current trends in concert dance from leading companies in the field such as Urban Bush Women. Curated by company directors George de la Peña and Alexandra Bush, this evening of dance engages with current social and cultural themes as well as exploring the joys of combining music and dance. UI Dance students will perform as well as conduct workshops and public discussions to facilitate community conversations throughout Iowa and neighboring states. We urge you to catch the only UI home performances from this company of talented and exciting dancers.

Works featured in this year’s concert include:

And Let’s Go
Choreography by Alex Bush, in collaboration with the company
And Let’s Go is a meditation on preparation and an ode to movement as an art and a state of being. It celebrates movement as cultural expression through community, and embraces athleticism, rigor, and play as integral components of a rich movement experience. The choreographer was inspired by her toddler son’s joyful exploration of movement, and her own curiosity around nurturing one’s love of moving while also cultivating a career out of those same principles. And Let’s Go features music by the Hawkeye Marching Band Drumline.

LOOKS LIKE HAPPY
Choreography by Melinda Myers, in collaboration with the ensemble

The Pathology of Love
Choreography by Charlotte Adams, in collaboration with Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong
The Pathology of Love premiered in New York in Joyce Soho’s 2003 season by Charlotte Adams & Dancers. Described by The New York Times as, “arresting,” this piece was performed by Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong who collaborated with Charlotte Adams in creating the intricate and physically challenging partnering that continues to deliver and emotional whop to audiences.

Damper Lifted Oblivion
Choreography by Tony Orrico, in collaboration with the dancers

I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled
Choreography by Charlotte Adams
I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, suggests the romance of the past through overlapping images and memories. The piece features seven dancers, costume design by Margaret Wenk-Kuchlbauer, and a collage of earth 20th century music: Louis Armstrong, Irving Berlin, Claude Debussy, Charles, Ives, and Bessie Smith.

Women’s Resistance excerpt from Les écailles de la mémoire (The Scales of Memory) (2008)
Choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny, in collaboration with the original cast
Women’s Resistance was originally created for Urban Bush Women. This performance of Women’s Resistance by the University of Iowa Department of Dance is staged by Urban Bush Women.
Urban Bush Women BOLD Facilitators and Re-stagers: Keisha Turner and Maria Bauman-Morales

Tickets:
$14 Adults
$8 Seniors (65+)
$8 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

Feb
29
Sat
UI Dance presents Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert @ Space Place Theater
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Dance

Dancers in Company 2020 Home Concert

February 26, 27, 28, 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Space Place Theater, 101 North Hall

Dancers in Company, the University of Iowa’s touring ensemble, presents an evening of contemporary dance for their home concert. Now in its 36th year, the company’s repertory will reflect current trends in concert dance from leading companies in the field such as Urban Bush Women. Curated by company directors George de la Peña and Alexandra Bush, this evening of dance engages with current social and cultural themes as well as exploring the joys of combining music and dance. UI Dance students will perform as well as conduct workshops and public discussions to facilitate community conversations throughout Iowa and neighboring states. We urge you to catch the only UI home performances from this company of talented and exciting dancers.

Works featured in this year’s concert include:

And Let’s Go
Choreography by Alex Bush, in collaboration with the company
And Let’s Go is a meditation on preparation and an ode to movement as an art and a state of being. It celebrates movement as cultural expression through community, and embraces athleticism, rigor, and play as integral components of a rich movement experience. The choreographer was inspired by her toddler son’s joyful exploration of movement, and her own curiosity around nurturing one’s love of moving while also cultivating a career out of those same principles. And Let’s Go features music by the Hawkeye Marching Band Drumline.

LOOKS LIKE HAPPY
Choreography by Melinda Myers, in collaboration with the ensemble

The Pathology of Love
Choreography by Charlotte Adams, in collaboration with Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong
The Pathology of Love premiered in New York in Joyce Soho’s 2003 season by Charlotte Adams & Dancers. Described by The New York Times as, “arresting,” this piece was performed by Tony Orrico and Nicole Wong who collaborated with Charlotte Adams in creating the intricate and physically challenging partnering that continues to deliver and emotional whop to audiences.

Damper Lifted Oblivion
Choreography by Tony Orrico, in collaboration with the dancers

I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled
Choreography by Charlotte Adams
I Shall Wear My Trousers Rolled, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, suggests the romance of the past through overlapping images and memories. The piece features seven dancers, costume design by Margaret Wenk-Kuchlbauer, and a collage of earth 20th century music: Louis Armstrong, Irving Berlin, Claude Debussy, Charles, Ives, and Bessie Smith.

Women’s Resistance excerpt from Les écailles de la mémoire (The Scales of Memory) (2008)
Choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny, in collaboration with the original cast
Women’s Resistance was originally created for Urban Bush Women. This performance of Women’s Resistance by the University of Iowa Department of Dance is staged by Urban Bush Women.
Urban Bush Women BOLD Facilitators and Re-stagers: Keisha Turner and Maria Bauman-Morales

Tickets:
$14 Adults
$8 Seniors (65+)
$8 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

Mar
1
Sun
Cellissimo and the Preucil School Cello Choir IN CONCERT @ University of Iowa School of Music's Voxman Recital Hall
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cellissimo is the senior performing cello ensemble from the joint schools of the Western Springs School of Talent Education and the Naperville Suzuki School. The group is co-directed by Sally Gross and Alex Revoal and is accompanied by Crystal Forbes.  Formed in 2009, the group’s first out of state performance was at the 2010 SAA Conference.  Since then, the group has performed extensively in the northern Illinois area as well as on tour to southwestern Ontario, Ottawa, Montreal and more locally to St. Louis and Madison/Milwaukee. Cellissimo performs a mixture of classical and pop repertoire in unison and ensemble formats, varying from original compositions to arrangements and ranging from two to eight parts.

Come hear a concert of diverse works performed by these premiere groups!

 

 

Mar
7
Sat
ORCHESTRA IOWA MASTERWORKS IV: REBELLIOUS RUSSIANS @ Paramount Theatre
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm

DMITRI ‘S DEFIANT OVATION!

Ballet Quad Cities will join Orchestra Iowa on stage for a new interpretation of Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks Concerto in the March Masterworks Rebellious Russians concert. Other rebellious composers on the program include Alexander Borodin with his well-known Polovtsian Dances from his opera, “Prince Igor,” and the bad boy composer of the Soviet Union, Dmitri Shostakovich. The orchestra will conclude with his heart-thumping Symphony No. 5.

PROGRAM

STRAVINSKY
Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
with Ballet Quad Cities

BORODIN
Polovtsian Dances

SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No. 5

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under are eligible for a FREE ticket with paying adult. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some restrictions may apply.

College Student tickets can be purchased for $10.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Mar
8
Sun
Irish Jam – Authentic Irish Music & Storytelling @ Coggon Opera House
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CELEBRATE THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY SEASON WITH IRISH JAM
This Cedar Rapids based band will bring the authentic Irish sound and feature all the familiar Irish favorites. And there will be Irish storytelling too! Whether you are a lot Irish and or only a wee bit, you will think you are in the old country. Band members include violinist Carlis Faurot, Joe and Debbie Byrd, and John O’Connell.

General admission seating. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door. Call (319) 435-2071 to reserve will call tickets.

Music at the Stanley @ Stanley Visual Classroom, Iowa Memorial Union
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm

Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to live music while exploring the spring 2020 exhibitions.

This event features the UI School of Music Graduate Student Ensemble.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the SMA in advance at 319-335-1727.

Mar
10
Tue
Preucil School of Music Orchestra Festival @ City High School, Opstad Auditorium
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This annual event features six string orchestras, from the very earliest to the most advanced!

Mar
11
Wed
Physics, Art & Music: Red Cedar Chamber Music @ Village Place
Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Physics, Art & Music

Where do the Arts and Science meet? The core ensemble is joined by violinist Alla Cross and violist Beth Hoffman in a program of string quartet music by composer–in–residence Michael Kimber. Have you ever been curious why stringed instruments were engineered the way they were? Have you ever wondered why harmony, melody, and rhythm developed the way they did? Have you ever wondered how the art of sound relates to the visual arts? Have you ever wondered what it all means? We can’t answer every question but this program answers many with three new works and accompanying narrative. The first short work is designed to celebrate the magic of the violin family, demonstrating the harmonics at the core of their function. We follow with short pieces inspired by art works of Monet, van Gogh, Kandinsky, and Wood. Finally, we will take you on a guided tour through two millennia of the development of western music. Young and old will be awed by the wonder of nature and human accomplishment.

Sponsored by the Program Grant Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, AEGON Transamerica Foundation, the City of Marion, the Giacoletto Foundation, Farmers State Bank, and the Iowa Arts Council (a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts).

Special thanks to Artist Sponsors Juanita Dennert and Schultz Strings.

UI Dance presents Thesis I Concert – Sarah Olson, Bethany Sullivan @ Space Place Theater
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Dance

Thesis I Concert – Sarah Olson, Bethany Sullivan

March 11, 12, 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Space Place Theater

This concert will feature works choreographed by MFA candidate Sarah Olson and performances by MFA candidate Bethany Sullivan.

This performance is a free, non-ticketed event.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Dance in advance at 319.335.2228.