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April 18, 8:00 pm

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For ticketing information, please contact our box office Wednesday – Friday, 12 – 6pm at 914-251-6200.

The explosive Montreal-based RUBBERBANDance Group has a style all its own, creating and producing innovative, high-energy works that are inspired by breakdancing, classical ballet, and dance theatre.

On the program, an evening-length work, Ever So Slightly. In a crisis, in the midst of extreme anxiety, where and how do we find the calm needed to confront the situation?

With 10 irrepressible dancers, a  DJ, and a wide-open venue, Ever So Slightly explores the behavioral mechanisms and reflexes we develop to face aggression and the constant flow of annoyances bombarding us every day. The space, the distorted bodies, and the live music result in a production on steroids, a combination of delicacy and finesse with brute, high-voltage movement to capture the energy of urgency, revolt, and flight from danger. Ever So Slightly represents a quest to find a realm of tranquility within chaos, but at what cost?

Fascinated by the raw dynamic of hip-hop and breakdancing and the purity of classical formalism, choreographer and RUBBERBANDance Artistic Director Victor Quijada has been demolishing barriers between these contrasting dance styles for more than 15 years. His signature technique blends urban and contemporary dance, with a focus on interpretation, decision-taking, the use of rhythmic variations, and complex, physically demanding choreography.

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Secure your seats and save 20% off the regular price with a DANCE 2019-2020 Fixed Series Subscription!

With the purchase of the entire series you will receive the same seat locations for all six events and be eligible for subscriber benefits such as ticket exchange privileges. Must buy all six events in the 2019-2020 series. DANCE series subscriptions will be available starting April 25, box office only. The box office can be reached at 914-251-6200, Wednesday – Friday, noon to 6pm. Single tickets will go on sale June 19.

The 2019-2020 Dance Series
Dorrance Dance / November 10
A.I.M / December 13
Paul Taylor Dance Company / February 14
Doug Varone and Dancers / March 28
RUBBERBANDance Group / April 18
Tania Perez Salas Compañía de Danza / May 5

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