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PLACE BETWEEN EARTH AND SKY (Clarice Assad, Music | Shannon Alvis, Choreography)

October 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Place Between Earth and Sky by Shannon Alvis and Clarice Assad – Internationally renowned dancer Shannon Alvis joins with Grammy nominated composer Clarice Assad this year. Together they will make a piece contemplating Shannon’s long-hidden Native American (Blackfoot) heritage. Clarice first worked with Cerqua Rivera in 2017 through a commission by Chicago Sinfonietta. In 2019 she returns to create with choreographer Shannon, who’s joining the company for the first time.

Commissioned by the Cerqua-Rivera Dance Theater

To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we are performing two complete concerts in repertory for the first time. Descriptions of these world premiere pieces below.

​ROOT and A Place Between Earth & Sky
9/28 @ Studio5 (at Dance Center Evanston) – 8 pm
10/26 @ Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts – 7:30 pm – BENEFIT PERFORMANCE


October 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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