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May 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tagged by Danielle Kipnis


Thursday, May 14 at 7pm / Free

The celebrated DFA returns to BAAD! with a fun, engaging program of short dance films that play, stimulate and sometimes seduce the imagination with movement and the human body. With 9 works by filmmakers including Dana Gingris, Daniel Gwirtzman, Danielle Kipnis, Marta Renzi, Vrinda Sheth, Christine Turner, Bertil Nilsson, and RJ Muna, Ina Sotirova. Stay for the post show party to celebrate BAAD! co-founder Charles Rice-Gonzalez’s birthday.

The Films

December 5, 2011freedom2dance

In 1970s New York, a powerfully liberating dance culture emerged in the face of social strife and inequality. It fostered a vibrant community of dancers who found their freedom of expression jeopardized by Mayor Giuliani’s revival of Prohibition-era Cabaret Laws that make dancing illegal. freedom2dance…

December 19, 2013Homegoings: A Dance

Buy Tickets: Friday January 31, 8:00p Inspired by the award-winning documentary Homegoings, which explores the African American way of death, dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arne Zane Dance Company perform an original piece choreographed by Janet Wong with music by Daniel Roumain.

January 7, 2015Tagged

TAGGED features graffiti painted dancers who create a moving image on city streets and transform spaces viewed as sacred, private, or useless into a useful urban theater. It addresses how artists claim public and private space as a creative canvas and encourages communities to see…

May 1, 2015Shedding Skin

A collaboration between dancer Vrinda Sheth and filmmaker Rasa Acharya, this short dance film explores the dancer’s reaction to her imagined/real critics. The film questions a performer’s public versus private persona, as well as conventions of costume and dress. It features original choreography in the…

May 1, 2015Chainreaction

Chainreaction is a collision of dance, animation and sound that juxtaposes the movements of live performers with the motion of animated projections, in a continuous interactive evolution of action reaction.

A carful of young people arrive at an empty house, catching the attention of a woman – or is she a memory? – in the attic. As they try on old clothes and new identities, she guides them, unseen, toward greater intimacy and delight.

May 1, 2015Crab World

Company director, choreographer and dancer Daniel Gwirtzman collaborated with filmmaker Rafael Silva de Carvalho on this brief film, shot in a craggy clearing in Misericórdia, Bahia, a small town on the island of Itaparica. Daniel says, “Its landscape recalled the moon with its cratered surface.””…

May 1, 2015Figure Scrub

An experimental dance film by Bertil Nilsson featuring dancer Michael-John Harper Music: “A Shadowy Figure Emerges” by Purse Candy”

May 11, 2015Alter Ego

A film based on the lifelong experience of two women from birth to death.


May 14, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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