Rules @ Play by Pilobolus Dance at Joyce Theater
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Join Pilobolus for Rules @ Play, their lively, interactive show created specifically for a youth audience. This fun, educational and witty performance is cool and captivating for kids and adults of all ages. Rules @ Play demonstrates that rules are not the drag that everybody thinks them to be. Through the performance of four fan favorite dances, and audience engagement on and off stage, Pilobolus dancers show that rules are in fact important tools that challenge and spark creativity. The show includes Walklyndon, Pseudopodia, The Transformation, and All Is Not Lost. In New York City for ONE DAY ONLY. July 24, 2013 at 1PM, The Joyce Theater.
Founded in 1971, Pilobolus has built its fervent and expanding international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal, and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over. The results of these collaborations has proven amazing feats can be achieved, and Pilobolus has been recognized for its developments in dance and multimedia art. Based in Washington Depot, Connecticut, in recent years Pilobolus has transformed from avant-garde dance company into an international entertainment brand featured on the likes of Oprah, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the Academy Awards. The company has explored worlds as disparate as advertising, publishing, film, and music videos (Pilobolus was nominated for a 2012 Grammy® Award for the video for OK Go’s “All Is Not Lost”). Pilobolus achieves all this without ever losing sight of their core mission: to make art that builds community.
Venue Description: An inexpensive dance theater located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, inside the former Elgin 1940's movie house. Renowned companies such as Complexions, FOCUS DANCE, MOMIX, Parson, and many others make this their NYC stop.