Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco

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Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco
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Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco says
Friday, November 11, 8 pm
Saturday, November 12, 8 pm
Matchbox 2, MATCH, 3400 Main Street, Houston

$15 General Admission / Free for DiverseWorks and Dance Source Houston Members. Tickets at matchouston.org

In Meg Wolfe’s lushly physical "New Faithful Disco," belief is made manifest as energy. A queer-love power trio of dancers—taisha paggett, Marbles Jumbo Radio, and Wolfe— feel and feed on that energy, remixing it as they prepare to take on something BIG. Is it Love? Faith? Impermanence? Pleasur? Power? Wrought with awkwardness and contradictions and propelled by nature sounds and disco rhythms, bodies are the conduit: the site of intersections where dances are generated, transferred, translated, and recycled in an attempt to remix revolution. Disco opens up time, triggers fading histories, and provides a backdrop that frames who we are, now.

With original music by Maria de los Angeles "Cuca" Esteves.

“Meg Wolfe is remarkable…unfettered by physical constraints” – LA Weekly

“A postmodernist jokester with a sly sense of humor.” – San Diego Union Tribune

Performance is 45 minutes and will be followed by a brief talk-back.

No late seating - strictly enforced.

New Faithful Disco is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by REDCAT, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), DiverseWorks, Z Space, and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. This performance is also supported by the NPN Performance Residency Program. For more information: www.npnweb.org.

TOUR SCHEDULE
January 28-30, 2016: World Premiere, REDCAT, Los Angeles
September 10 & 11, 2016: PICA/TBA Festival, Portland
November 11 & 12, 2016: DiverseWorks, Houston
December 2016: Live & On Stage, NPN/VAN, Austin
March 2017: Z Space, San Francisco

Image: "New Faithful Disco," at REDCAT, 2016, L to R: Marbles Jumbo Radio, Meg Wolfe, taisha paggett. Photo by Steve Gunther.
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By: DiverseWorks