Witness: An Evening of Dance From All Angles | Ruth Page Center for the Arts | Dance | Chicago Reader

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When: March 28-30 2014

Dance doesn't have much of a pedigree as a spectator sport, unless you count hip-hop battles (duh!). "Witness," a split program by the all-female troupes the Leopold Group and Space Movement Project, says "watch me" with a slather of props and costumes, then, once you're hooked, peels back the spectacle so the dance can command your full attention. And while the dancers don't exactly urge fans to pick a team and let loose a mob roar, the staging evokes an arena by seating part of the audience onstage, tapping into the vicarious pleasures of watching other people watch a show. Continue reading >>

Price: $20


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