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Tiffany Mills Company / AFTER THE FEAST | Nov 18 + 19, 2016

Tiffany Mills Company
FRIDAY, November 18, 2016 8:00pm – note earlier time!
SATURDAY, November 19, 2016 8:00pm
Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio

 
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“Mills is making a name for herself as a young modern-dance innovator” —New York Times

Join Contemporary Dance Theater as we open our 44th Season. CDT is proud to present Tiffany Mills Company of New York City, performing After the Feast.

After the Feast, a new evening length dance-theater work, is driven by questions about abundance and scarcity and one senses the grit and cacophony of urban life. When are our lives exposed to the point of feeling devoured? How are our senses nourished or starved? How does our external environment reflect out internal world?  Mills, with the company, develops a sensory experience that conjures a dire situation, a looming seismic shift. Composer Jonathan Melville Pratt creates an aural landscape that heightens the impact of the raw and visceral movement. Choreographer Tiffany Mills also brings together dramaturge Kay Cummings, lighting designer Chris Hudacs, costume designer Mary Kokie-McNaugher, and her company of dedicated and ferocious dancers. 

Mills and the dancers place their mythical world in present-day Brooklyn where they become witnesses, observers, and strange voyeurs to each other’s distinctly human and vulnerable experiences. As a choreographer, Mills is eager to continue pushing the boundaries of dance and theater with Cummings, who is a veteran actor and director. Mills utilizes her highly physical movement vocabulary and affinity for daring partnering to propel the work into a charged emotional and physical state. With Cummings, the dancers explore images and emotions from an array of source material related to times of trauma, which they use to develop unique personas. 

In closing, Mills hopes her audience can take an unexpected look at modern life and will have a reaction and kinesthetic response, as she will continually go back to her original question: What will remain after the final feast? 

Meet-the-Artists Reception

Meet Tiffany Mills Company at a reception following Friday evening’s performance at the Aronoff. FREE

Open Masterclasses

TAKE CLASS WITH TIFFANY MILLS COMPANY, SATURDAY, NOV 19

Dancers, don’t miss these incredible opportunities to take Masterclasses with Tiffany Mills Dance Company at Contemporary Dance Theater’s studios in College Hill

Modern Masterclass: Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10:30am-12:00pm. $15 in advance payable here, or $19-20 at-the-door.

Lecture/Demonstrations & Outreach

TBA

Single Tickets
Single tickets are available now
$32 Orchestra & Balcony I
$27 Balcony II & Box Seats
$27 Seniors, any seats
$22 Students, any seats
Tickets purchased the day of will carry an additional $5 charge.
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Aronoff Center for the Arts, Jarson-Kaplan Theater
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202  |  (513) 621-ARTS 
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The Contemporary Dance Theater Guest Artist Series is sponsored by THE OTTO M. BUDIG FAMILY FOUNDATION and is supported by the thousands of people who give generously to the ArtsWave Community CampaignSupport also comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Contemporary Dance Theater is also supported by The Ohio Arts Council, a state agency that supports public programs in the arts.

 

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