TRANSFORM by Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance

When:
June 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
2016-06-23T20:00:00-04:00
2016-06-23T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Diana Wortham Theatre
2 S Pack Square
Asheville, NC 28801
USA
Cost:
Adults $30
Contact:
Diana Wortham Theatre
828-257-4530
Transform by Terpsicorps Asheville

Asheville North Carolina based Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance presents TRANSFORM after a year of momentous change!

Terpsicorps, the unconventional professional ballet company that delights Asheville with vivid cutting-edge dance, brings you the world premiere of TRANSFORM.  Now in its fourteenth season, the company brings in critically acclaimed professional dancers from across the US and abroad to perform for Asheville audiences during the summertime. Artistic director Heather Maloy’s choreography is known for tackling tough subjects with a unique blend of stunning visuals, athletic yet dramatic movement, a touch of humor and highly entertaining storytelling.

Premiering at the Diana Wortham Theatre on June 23-25, 2016, her newest creation, TRANSFORM, is an evening filled with heart felt tales of momentous change.

Experience these moments and more…

– a young person’s struggle and eventual acceptance of mortality

– a couples hard won understanding of the trajectory of lifelong love

– the battle and victory of a soul born into the wrong body

– the revelation of forgiveness and tolerance

Across the world we are faced with barriers that stagnate our evolution as a species. As we make great strides in equality, whether it be gender, race, sexual orientation or a host of other issues, we continually also take giant leaps backward. “Transform” strives to convey individual stories, but to also force us to examine whether any one person’s struggle is more valid or more deserving of our understanding than another. Maloy asks that our next great transformation be to embrace the beauty of the human experience in all of its forms. To understand that just because someone else’s path may appear different than our own, that we are all united through the pain and exaltation of the never ending changes that make up the life of every human being.

 

TRANSFORM – June 23-25, 8pm at the Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville, NC. $30 / $28 seniors / $25 students / $20 teens (12-17) / $12 children. Group rates are available.

Gala Night – June 23, 7pm, $100 Includes pre-show champagne toast and backstage tour, as well as VIP tickets for the show and admittance to the after party at Lex 18. The after party will have complimentary cocktails, elegant finger food and mingling with the dancers. To purchase tickets, call 828-257- 4530 or visit dwtheatre.com

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