Performances

Enjoy spirited performances and interpretations inspired by contemporary art.

Keep checking back as MMoCA adds to this expanding collection of a wide array of performances.

Performance
Transitory Sound and Movement Collective: The Greying Rainbow

Premiering here on July 17 at 2 pm, Transitory Sound and Movement Collective will present The Greying Rainbow, a  film-based project that explores three representations of a single character. An ever-evolving group of musicians, dancers, spoken-word performers, and visual artists, Transitory Sound and Movement Collective develops experiential, multidisciplinary projects and has shifted to create immersive performances for camera during the pandemic. Learn more about TSMC here.

 

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Photo by Darren Lee.
Performance Series
Lift Every Voice: by Madison Ballet

Madison Ballet’s new film series, Lift Every Voice, is the company’s first digital dance production focused on elevating the work of emerging Black choreographers. Choreographers Kia Smith, Rachelle Fochs, and Jacob Ashley are each paired with a filmmaker to bring a new work to life in the three short films. The series was filmed on location at MMoCA and includes Mercy, choreographed by Rachelle Fochs, Ethos of Force, choreographed by Kia Smith, and La Vie En (Ode to Serendipity), choreographed by Jacob Ashley. Learn more about the choreographers here.

Photo by Darren Lee.

Performance
perspective is (past/present/future) tense: screendance work by Li Chiao-Ping

Four dancers, whose rainbow-colored costumes are in tune with the art installation surrounding them, have turned MMoCA’s glass icon into their stage. The performance created by Li Chiao-Ping Dance revolves around Mask (2008), the floor-to-ceiling multicolored ribbons draping the Museum’s lobby windows, by Miami-based artists and architects Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt.

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