Poisoning the Well
An elegant force on the local contemporary dance scene, choreographer Monica Favand Campagna (yes, shes added a third name) and her troupe, TRIP Dance Theatre, return with their newest production. Drawn from todays headlines snowstorms on the East Coast, drought spreading across the Southwest, dire predictions from U.N. scientists on the planets future Poisoning the Well considers the consequences of human-triggered climate change on other humans, animal life and the environment. Her dancers Denesa Chan, Andriana Mitchell, Tomas Tamayo and Taryn Wayne are backed by original music performed live by Charlie Campagna, Andy Tabb and Hector Torres. But its not all doom and gloom: Craig Ng and Chan and Tamayo provide whats described as outlandish comedic theater. Unknown Theater, 1110 N. Seward St., Hlywd.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 6 p.m.; thru April 29; $24 at door or by phone, $18 online. (323) 466-7781 or www.unknowntheater.com.
TRIP Dance Theatres Poisoning the Well (Photo by Ron Bartlett)
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