arethaFriday, April 29

THE SEED PROGRAM
IN THE WORKS

New  by Aretha Aoki
in collaboration with Ryan MacDonald



Co-Presented by Vermont Performance Lab and the School for Contemporary Dance & Thought
A Dance Residency Exchange between Vermont Performance Lab and Studio 303
As one of two choreographers selected for VPL's SEED Program, Aretha Aoki is collaborating with visual artist Ryan MacDonald to create New. Drawing on her Japanese heritage, family stories and memories, Aoki and MacDonald integrate movement, striking visual imagery and spoken word to create "a medium for the residue of family history."
WHEN: 7:00pm Friday, April 29
WHERE: 25 Main Street, 4th Floor, Northampton, MA
TICKETS: $10 Tickets | Call the School for Contemporary Dance & Thought 413-695-1799

 

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VPL OPEN LAB

Open rehearsals + Conversations
Ain Gordon
Jennifer Monson
Sara Smith

 


Presented by Vermont Performance Lab in association with Marlboro College

Sponsored by Ryall Porter Sheridan Architects
VPL's Open Lab will support three different interdisciplinary projects led by theater artist Ain Gordon, and choreographers Jennifer Monson, and Sara Smith. Come meet the artists and their collaborators and get a sneak peek into their creative process through open rehearsals and conversations.
WHEN: 1:00-4:00pm, Saturday, May 28
WHERE: Serkin Center + Whittemore Theater, Marlboro College, 2582 South Road, Marlboro, VT 05344. When you arrive on campus, please follow the VPL signs.
TICKETS: Free rehearsals + Talks | No tickets/reservations

 

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PARTY UNDER THE STARS

celebrating VPL's 10th Anniversary with dancing, stargazing, surprise guests, and performance pop-ups



Sponsored by David Ross Builder with additional support from Leader Home Center + Whetstone Station
Dance Party Co-Sponsored by Green Mountain Crossroads

Emceed by Carmelita Tropicana
Popup performances by So Percussion and Jody Sperling
Join us and celebrate during Pride Weekend in Vermont! The first epic party of the summer includes a cash bar with classic pub snacks.
WHEN:
8:00pm, Saturday, June 25
WHERE: Park at the Broad Brook Grange, 3490 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT | Transportation Provided to and from Party Site all night!
TICKETS: $10 Advanced | $15 At the Door | ORDER HERE

 

Virago Event 320wX240hFriday, July 29

VPL IN THE WORKS

Virago-Man Dem  by Cynthia Oliver

 

 


Presented by Vermont Performance Lab
Digging into the complexities of black masculinity, Virago-Man Dem features men of differing nationalities, ages and class sensibilities, performing both their very real and imagined selves.
WHEN: 7:30pm, Friday, July 29
WHERE: The Arts Barn at Hilltop Montessori School, 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS: Free | Reservations Recommended | Details Available in April

 

seed event2Saturday, August 13

THE SEED PROGRAM
IN THE WORKS

Strange stranger  by Audrée Juteau
+ there are caves and attics by Michael Bodel

 

 
A Dance Residency Exchange between Vermont Performance Lab and Studio 303
Strange stranger draws on inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s tale Alice in Wonderland, and uses hypnosis techniques to explore various altered states of being. there are caves and attics is a multi-disciplinary dance rooted in a 1966 radio essay by Michel Foucault that blends movement and lip-synching with an original olfactory score.
WHEN: Time TBA, Saturday, August 13
WHERE: The Arts Barn at Hilltop Montessori School, 99 Stafford Farm Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301
TICKETS: Details Available in May


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