September 2020 Update on Live Performances and Events at the NAC.
Jungle Blues © Dana Lynn Pleasant

Dorrance Dance

Jungle Blues • Three to One • Myelination

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Jungle Blues © Dana Lynn Pleasant
Dance Contemporary Cross-disciplinary
“Rhythm keeps accumulating and multiplying in ‘Myelination’… it’s an exhilarating ensemble piece” Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times

Michelle Dorrance is one of the tap world’s luminaries. With her award-winning New York-based company she at once honours tap dance’s history while also pushing the art form rhythmically, technically and conceptually.  In her ensemble piece Myelination, 11 dancers layer on and build up the rhythm with rapid-fire footwork to a live original jazz score by Prawn til Dante.  The Bessie-Award winning Three to One shows her smart and sassy side, while the whimsical Jungle Blues slides and shimmies to the soulful sounds of Branford Marsalis.

Performance is approximately 70 minutes with no intermission.

Jungle Blues © Dana Lynn Pleasant
Myelination © Dana Lynn Pleasant
Michelle Dorrance and Byron Tittle © Matthew Murphy
Elizabeth Burke, Michelle Dorrance, Claudia Rahardjanoto © KevinParry
© Dana Lynn Pleasant