COLLISIONS is a series of new works and collaborations by Mordine & Company Dance Theater that addresses how extreme change is faced by cultures, nature, and within ourselves. Renowned collaborators Natya Dance Theatre, Monica Thomas, Ayako Kato, and musician Fred Simon add their skills to this cross-cultural revelation of company works.
DIRECTION: Shirley Mordine
COLLABORATORS: Hema Rajagopalan, Ayako Kato, Fred Simon, Monica Thomas
PERFORMERS: Asha Rowland, Danielle Gilmore, John Jandernoa, Melissa Pillarella, Dalton Rhodes, Emily Stepleton
LIGHTING DESIGN: Josh Weckesser
Mordine & Company Dance Theater is the Midwest's longest-running contemporary dance company, celebrating its 48th season beginning in the spring of 2017. Under the direction of Shirley Mordine, the Company's work has been described as "a two-edged sword of comedy and drama" and "adventurous, audacious, gutsy, and energetic."