Robert Dale Walker (of Rough Play theater company) has done an extremely sound job of directing such a bleak play. He has the show stripped to the bare essentials, allowing it to challenge ideology and faith.
Footloose touches most intriguingly on an era when being free and expressing oneself with music and dance was bitterly frowned upon by certain belief systems.
With ‘The Love List’ we are reminded that the perfect person doesn’t exist, and it’s often our flaws that make us unique and lovable.
There’s a charming vintage quality to ‘Blithe Spirit’ that truly resonates. The show is onstage though May 19.
There’s an inherent passion behind this production. By the end, we find ourselves searching for that skylight in our own lives — a moment when we built something beautiful in an attempt to mend something terrible that we did for the sake of love.
” I noticed that both the cover designer and photographer were credited, but nowhere could I find a caption about the photo subject.”
“It’s new work, old work, old-work revisited, but overall it’s about being an artist now, and expressing that through movement,” says Kathy Leiner, a founding member of Moving Women, an Asheville-based contemporary dance company. “It’s about seeing women at different points in their creative experiences.”
This bloody (looking), balancing knife juggler in high heels performed near Pack Square in downtown Asheville on Friday, Aug. 5.
Due to bad weather, Claire Barratt’s multimedia art installation at The Flood Gallery went a little under the radar when it opened three weeks ago. If you still haven’t seen it, don’t worry: Barratt will be hosting a special closing reception this Saturday, Jan. 29, from noon to 4 p.m.
Zany, out-of-the-ordinary installation and performance art at last weekend’s Asheville FringeArts Festival.
The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival runs Thursday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 23. Dance, music, multi-media, performing arts, installation, theatre, comedy and more.
photos by Jonathan Welch
It’s a fact of participatory art: Kids participate, adults photograph. On Sunday, July 11, with music for a never-made David Lynch film, a blank canvas, a performance artist painted in white (at least at the beginning), lots of tempera paints and kids with helping hands, “Splat” began.