Above and Below


Saturday, October 5, 7 pm to midnight
Castleberry Hill Arts District, Atlanta

CORE Performance Company

Upon entering the project site audience members will encounter instructions given in three forms: printed, personal guide, and voice announcement. Dancers will pair with an audience member to ‘guide’ them through a sequence, pass out hand-written movement score instructions so they can become part of the cast, and use the PA system to ‘call’ sections of the dance, harking back to a square dance caller. Throughout the performance, CORE will facilitate the audience’s evolution to become performers themselves and to become witnesses to each other’s movements and discoveries.

About the Artist

Under the artistic direction of Sue Schroeder, CORE (Several Dancers Core, Inc.) now celebrates its 31st Season with homes in Atlanta and Houston. CORE Performance Company, the professional contemporary dance company of CORE, has toured extensively, performing nationally in more than 60 U.S. cities and internationally in Mexico, Canada, Republic of Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Sweden and Croatia. CORE has danced on many stages including Miller Theatre at Columbia University in New York, San Francisco’s Mission Dance, Houston’s Hobby Center, and the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. CORE has an extensive history of commissioned works offered in settings outside the theater, for venues including the ABUNDANCE Festival (Sweden), Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the High Museum of Art, The Menil Collection, The Bayou City Arts Festival and The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

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