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Joanna Kotze, photo by Maria Baranova

Joanna Kotze, photo by Maria Baranova

 

Joanna Kotze

What will we be like when we get there

Thursday, June 13th | 7:00pm
Saturday, June 15th | 7:00pm
Location: The Patricia N. Nanon Theater

Tickets:
$25 Adult
$15 Seniors, Students and Military
$5 Children under 12
Behind the Counter and Membership discounts apply


What will we be like when we get there

Photo by Maria Baranova

Photo by Maria Baranova

“A mind capable of transforming a familiar space into something eerie and unrecognizable.”

—New York Times

What will we be like when we get there is a multi-disciplinary performance collaboration between choreographer/dancer Joanna Kotze, dancer Omagbitse Omagbemi, visual artist Jonathan Allen, and composer/musician Ryan Seaton that combines movement, sound, and visual art in surprising ways and resonates with the social and political time we are living in now. Created during the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential election, this work investigates physical, emotional, and artistic spectrums while reflecting on personal journeys and current events - bringing attention to our desires, flaws, strengths, and fantasies.

Photo by Ian Douglas

Photo by Ian Douglas

Joanna Kotze

Joanna Kotze was awarded the 2013 Bessie Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer and has received support from the Jerome Foundation, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, Harkness Foundation, NYFA BUILD, New Music USA, and others.  Her choreography has been presented at the Wexner Center, Velocity, National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Baryshnikov Arts Center, ADI, Bard College, Danspace Project, New York Live Arts, Jacob’s Pillow, and other venues and galleries.  Joanna creates new works for both professional companies and students and has had residencies throughout the US and Europe. She danced with Wally Cardona from 2000-2010 and in 2018, and she is currently dancing for Kimberly Bartosik and Kota Yamazaki.  Joanna teaches regularly at Movement Research and at various universities throughout the country. She is originally from South Africa and has a BA in Architecture.

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