Tour de Force

event March 6 - 8, 2020 place Ellie Caulkins Opera House

This season’s Tour de Force program continues in the spirit of innovative dance with dynamic and acclaimed contemporary works. Tour de Force opens with Feast of the Gods by choreographer Edwaard Liang, who won the Prince Prize for Choreography and was nominated for the Golden Mask Award in Russia for Best Production. The program will include the world premiere of an all-new work by Julia Adam, and closes with Celts, by choreographer Lila York. "…an astonishing array of dance images of Ireland, a piece that is both profound and thrilling." - The Boston Globe on Celts

Programming

Feast of the Gods
Originally choreographed on Colorado Ballet dancers in 2009, this piece depicts a group of nomads who, after traveling all day, set up camp for the night and celebrate with a feast. Choreographer Edwaard Liang won the Prince Prize for Choreography and was nominated for the Golden Mask Award in Russia for Best Production.

World Premiere by Julia Adam
The program will include the world premiere of an all-new work by Julia Adam featuring music by Cosmo Sheldrake. Adam is a former principal dancer and choreographer who has created over 60 works for numerous companies including San Francisco Ballet, Houston Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theater and more.

Celts
Choreographed by Lila York, Celts is "…an astonishing array of dance images of Ireland, a piece that is both profound and thrilling." - The Boston Globe on Celts

Total Runtime: 2hrs. 00min.

Artwork by Carol Browning, represented by Walker Fine Art

Friday, March 6, 2020 – 7:30pm Limited Availability
Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 2pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 7:30pm Limited Availability
Sunday, March 8, 2020 – 2pm Limited Availability

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