Maria Gillespie is a riveting dancer and a compelling choreographer of whom little has been seen since a shared concert in summer 2007. Gillespie and her Oni Dance return with her latest, Wasteland(arrival, set in the round on a dirt-covered terrain. The performers include Eva Aymami, Yiwen Chen, Nguyen Nguyen, Kevin Williamson and Noelle Bordelet who collaborated with Gillespie.

Jan. 23-24, 8 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 25, 7 p.m., 2009

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