Photo: Mathu Andersen

Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco

September 13–15, 2014

Saturday at 2:30pm, Sunday at 4pm, Monday at 8pm
Bootleg Theater
2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Co-presented with Los Angeles Performance Practice
as part of Live Arts Exchange [LAX]

In New Faithful Disco, a dance work-in-progress by Los Angeles choreographer Meg Wolfe, belief is made manifest as energy. A trio of dancers—taisha paggett, Marbles (Rae Shao-Lan), and Wolfe—feel it, generate it and re-mix it as they prepare to take on something big. Love, faith, impermanence? Pleasure? Power? Soul retrieval? Disco is an accumulation and dispersion of bodies and effort and hope in the form of a dance. Featuring Maria de los Angeles (Cuca) Esteves’ layered score of nature sounds and disco rhythms transmitted by three cassette players, with stylings by Gregory Barnett.

Choreographer: Meg Wolfe
Performers: taisha paggett, Marbles (Rae Shao-Lan), Meg Wolfe
Music: Maria de los Angeles Esteves
Styling/Set: Gregory Barnett

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Presented with generous support from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Created with support from Show Box L.A., REDCAT, and the UCLA World Arts and Cultures/Dance Hothouse Program.

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