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Off the EDGE

 

Biennial Contemporary Dance Festival

  • Friday, March 4, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Off the EDGE, two nights of electrifying dance from some of today’s most exciting contemporary artists. Since starting in 2012, Off the EDGE has redefined dance in Atlanta by bringing innovative and international dance to the heart of Atlanta and its growing dance communities on a biennial basis. Presented by the Rialto Center for the Arts with assistance from Kennesaw State University and CORE dance of Decatur, Off the EDGE 2016 will once again be curated by Toronto-based Ilter Ibrahimof (Artistic Director Fall For Dance North Festival, Toronto) and showcases Kyle Abraham (New York, USA), La Otra Orilla (Montreal, Canada), Gauthier Dance (Stuttgart, Germany) and more.

There will be two different programs each night!

Program 1 – Friday, March 4:

GAUTHIER DANCE//DANCE COMPANY THEATERHAUS STUTTGART (STUTTGART, GERMANY)
BALLET 101, by Eric Gauthier
&
FLOATING FLOWERS, by Po-Cheng Tsai

COLEMAN LEMIEUX & COMPAGNIE (TORONTO, CANADA)
THE MAN IN BLACK, by James Kudelka

KYLE ABRAHAM/ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION (NEW YORK, USA)
ABSENT MATTER, by Kyle Abraham in collaboration with Abraham.In.Motion

MADBOOTS DANCE (NEW YORK, USA)
BEAU, by Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz


Program 2 – Saturday, March 5:

GAUTHIER DANCE//DANCE COMPANY THEATERHAUS STUTTGART (STUTTGART, GERMANY)
BALLET 101, by Eric Gauthier
&
PACOPEPEPLUTO, by Alejandro Cerrudo

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY DANCE COMPANY (ATLANTA, USA)
THE EMPTY ROOM, by Ido Tadmor

KYLE ABRAHAM/ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION (NEW YORK, USA)
THE QUIET DANCE, by Kyle Abraham

ATLANTA BALLET’S WABI SABI (ATLANTA, USA)
LOST RITE, by Heather Myers

LA OTRA ORILLA (MONTREAL, CANADA)
Moi&lesAutres (Me and the others) / Excerpts, by Myriam Allard and Hedi Graja

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“[Abraham is] a remarkable talent who mingles vocabularies and musics with profoundly affecting results.”
SFGate