Saturday Oct 6, 2018
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Contact:Zikr Dance Ensemble
Phone: (505) 231-5920
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Take a master class with the Denver-based dance company, followed by a compelling performance.
The Zikr Dance Ensemble presents transcendent dance expressions from many world cultures along with original, contemporary works. Zikr will host a master class and studio performance of "Runes" at New Mexico Dance Barre on October 6, 12:00-3:00pm.
The Zikr Dance Ensemble is a contemporary ballet company based in Denver, Colorado. Under the artistic direction of David Taylor, Zikr Dance Ensemble offers a spectrum of works that include transcendent dance rituals from many different ancient world cultures throughout history along with original and contemporary dance/theatre realizations. The company's purpose is to offer performance experiences of spiritual atonement for both participants and audiences alike which are both theatrically engaging and educational and that also connect to numerous organizations dedicated to both promoting spiritual tolerance and multi-cultural understanding for the entire community.
“Runes” focuses on the ancient magical northern European alphabet as it was used in its symbolic form for divination and prophecy. This stunning new work features the use of a cyr wheel along with a breathtaking set of monolithic structures designed by Perspective Design Fabrication visionaries Devin Gores and Charles Lefkowitz.
Also on the program is one of the most intriguing and historic samples of The Gurdjieff Sacred Movements, a 2000 year old year-old work entitled "The Assyrian Women Mourners", along with the Zikr Dance Ensemble’s signature work and audience favorite, “In Your Eyes”.
The Zikr Dance Ensemble’s stellar cast of international dance artists includes numerous talented artists from Colorado along with Zac Bigbee, guest artist from Taos, New Mexico.Tickets available at the door or online at www.zikrdance.com/purchase-tickets.html Master class: $20 Studio performance: $20 Master class + studio performance: $35