This spring and summer, Parallel Octave, in collaboration with MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (http://www.moveiusdance.org/), will perform a theatrical work by Dara Weinberg entitled The Lorelei, the Albatross and the Pine Tree (or Albatross/Lorelei for short). The work is a composite of poems and texts by Coleridge, Heine and others, set to free-jazz/electronic music and dance. The debut performances will occur at the Montgomery Cultural Arts Center on Friday and Saturday April 18-19 as part of Outside In. For details click here: http://www.moveiusdance.org/upcoming-performances/. Further performances will commence this spring and summer in Baltimore and DC. Come and help us celebrate poetry, music and dance!
THE LORELEI, THE ALBATROSS AND THE PINE TREE
Text adaptation by Dara Weinberg, from works by Coleridge, Heine, and others
Directed by Danny Schwartz
Music by Danny Schwartz and John Sullivan, including arrangements of 12th century French chanson
Choreography by Olivia Sabee
Featuring Alexis Monroe, Dana Woodson, Ryan Dunne and Stephanie Koziej
Additional music by Phil Jenkins and Josh Laskin