Music Hall’s Season Opener is dedicated to shining a light on the magnificent Botanical Gardens on Belle Isle. The Opening Night Reception on the rooftop of Music Hall will be a fundraiser for the Belle Isle Conservatory. There are only 200 tickets available at $85 and it includes premium seating and open bar.
A spectacular blend of physical theatre,circus, athleticism, and comedy
Botanica: "...is the IMAX version ofdance theater." "a savvy mix of puppetry, strobe lights and multi-media." -Star Ledger
Music Hall Center for the Performing Artsis proud to welcome back the mind-blowing Internationally renown Dance/Theater surrealist troupe, Momix, one show only, Friday, September 27, 2013 8:00pm asthey perform Botanica, a seamless celebration of nature and the human form.
Known internationally for presenting workof exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company ofdancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton. For 20 years, MOMIXhas been celebrated for its ability to conjure up a world of surrealisticimages using props, light, shadow, humor and the human body.
With an eclectic score ranging from birdsongto Vivaldi, BOTANICA reveals nature's changing imagery. An herbal remedy andnatural aphrodisiac, BOTANICA shows off the endlessly renewable energy of the superb MOMIX performers, with costumes, projections and custom-made props andpuppetry adding an extra dose of fantasy to the elixir. This is dance at its most organic and inventive. The seasons will never be the same.
Momix transports audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery. Momix has thrilled fans in over 22 countries and has been featuredon stage, screen and television. In an endless search for another gravity,Artistic Director Moses Pendleton combines athletic dance, riveting music,outrageous costumes, inventive props and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience.
Watch video preview here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kuFDPL-lL4
MOSES PENDLETON (Artistic Director) has been one of America's most innovative and widely performed choreographers and directors for over 40 years. A founding member of the ground-breaking Pilobolus Dance Theater in 1971, he formed his own company, MOMIX, in 1980. Mr. Pendleton has also worked extensively in film, TV, and opera and as a choreographer for ballet companies and special events.
Notes & Discounts:
Tickets go on sale on Labor Day!