Take in an energetic and evocative program of dance performances pairing Core Performance Company and Israeli choreographers Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor at MATCH from Thursday, February 15 to Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8pm nightly.
In the first program American Playground, Core Performance Company explores themes of authenticity, physical and emotional boundaries.
Afterwards in Two Room Apartment, Sheinfeld and Laor perform a duet that reflects on their relationship as partners in life and as creators.
The Consulate General of Israel of the Southwest will hold an opening reception prior to the Thursday performance at 7pm at MATCH.
American Playground is an exuberant work which investigates multiple themes including body and culture; the individual and the group; and the tension between culture and identity.
The one-hour performance is an interactive work performed by the dance artists of Core and created with the Israeli choreographers.
Two Room Apartment
Sheinfeld and Laor take the stage to express their relationship as partners both in life and as creators.
Chosen as the “Best Performance of the Year” by the Israeli Dance Critics’ Circle for 2013, Two Room Apartment is both personal and political and examines boundaries in various contexts: physical borders such as between territories or between two rooms, but also non-physical borders between life and performance.
Trailers for American Playground & Two Room Apartment
American Playground & Two Room Apartment at The MATCH
- Dates: Thursday, February 15 through Saturday, February 17, 2018
- Times: 8pm nightly
- Location: MATCH, 3400 Main Street, Houston TX 77002
- Parking: Paid lot parking is available in the surrounding area. Free and paid street parking are also available.
- Admission: Tickets are $20 in advance online; $25 at the door. Click here to order or for more information.
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