In 1697, English playwright William Congreve opined “Music has charms to soothe a savage beast,” a sentiment that might make one wonder what compositions can do for an anguished heart. Eager to examine the “push and pull of a relationship,” Leslie Davidson will tout songs as sources of solace beginning tomorrow through the FringeArts entry “Sit Down. Stand Up.” “It’s definitely something that is going to have us looking to invoke many feelings,” the 27-year-old co-creator said of the contemporary dance piece. “Among them are jealousy, sadness, pain and happiness, and we’re exploring those through the context of a fractured union.” Davidson...
Like any ardent artist, Shelley Spector loves the lessons that she can acquire when crafting a body of work, contending that compiling her ideas certainly breeds individual growth and looks to foster communal camaraderie.
Turning 31 today, Karina Balfour considers this stretch of her life a captivating call to experience personal and professional growth.
As a heedful adherent of history and a purposeful theater professional, John Lopes loves researching prominent occurrences and individuals and rehearsing his execution of their significance, deeming performing as “the icing on the cake.”