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Aerial Dance Company From FranceSanta Barbara Debut
Company Wang Ramirez
BorderlineHonji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez, Artistic Directors (2018/2019 Performing Arts)
“An ingenious show by stunning performers.” The Evening Standard (U.K.)
“It isn’t enough for Borderline to just be awesome to watch. It opens itself up like hip hop knows how to do.” Le Monde (France)
Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang create dance-theater works that are deeply rooted in hip hop and street culture, but also thrive on blending different artistic traditions to enlightening artistic effect. Created for six performers – five dancers and an aerial rigger – Borderline is a series of stunning and intimate vignettes about human relationships, love and hate, joy and sorrow and how the dialogue between technique and creativity takes flight. The performers thwart gravity and defy borders with movements both poetic and primal, set to an atmospheric original soundtrack that incorporates electronica, spoken word and trance guitar.
Related Outreach Event:
Community Dance Class with Company Wang Ramirez
Fri, Oct 12 / 5:30-7:30 PM
Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance
810 E. Gutierrez St., Suite B, Santa Barbara
Reservations: (805) 284-8785
Co-presented with the Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance
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Dance Series Sponsors:
Annette & Dr. Richard Caleel
Margo Cohen-Feinberg & Robert Feinberg
Irma & Morrie Jurkowitz
Funded in part by the Community Events & Festivals Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture
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