A fusion of Hip-Hop/Contemporary Dance with Theatre (Drama) awaits you at Theatre Le'Homme Dieu this July - produced and performed by SHAPESHIFT Theatrical, "Grey Skies Blue" is set to go the 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 at 7:30 PM.
Ten accomplished dancers tell these powerful stories of a summer of friendships using small combos and full ensemble and solo pieces, fused with popular and old school music and props. Exploring emotional themes of family, race, love, and betrayal, this diverse collective combines Hip Hop dance with the lyricism of contemporary movement.
Extensive bios for all those involved in Shapeshift Theatrical can be found here.
Corey Boseman and Ashley Selmer of Shapshift, and TLHD Ex. Dir. Nicole Mulder visited on-air with Joe, Mark and Dave on KXRA on July 9th. (AUDIO BELOW)
SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION AND THEATRE L’HOMME DIEU MASTERCLASSES
Spotlight Education and Theatre L’Homme Dieu pair up to create a unique collaboration for students in greater Minnesota. The new effort will actively engage students to ensure professional theater training in the Alexandria and surrounding areas.
Date: Wednesday, July 10 / Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Theatre L’Homme Dieu, 1875 County Road 120, Alexandria, MN, 56308
Topics: Join the dancers of SHAPESHIFT, a theatrical storytelling dance company that fuses hip-hop and contemporary movement to create high-powered productions. This workshop will provide a diverse experience of storytelling, hip-hop and contemporary. Group reflection is offered at the end of this shift. Dress to move, and bring water.
Come move with the dancers of SHAPESHIFT!
Hip Hop, Contemporary, Popping & Funk Styles, Storytelling Through Movement
SHAPESHIFT is a theatrical dance company that fuses storytelling with hip-hop and contemporary movement to create high-powered productions. The group is fresh off a year of increased national exposure, which included performances at the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the Indiana Repertory Theatre in Indianapolis. We are traveling to Alexandria next and want to see YOU there!
This intensive is designed for intermediate to advanced dancers (ages 9 to 16) and pre-professional dance students (ages 17 to 24) who may pursue careers as professional dancers or are generally interested in developing as artists.
A group reflection and Q&A will be offered at the end of this SHIFT!