Principles of Uncertainty

Wed Mar 28 | 20:00 | Boris Hristov House of Culture

THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY is a new evening-length dance theater work created by collaborators John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman. The work draws inspiration from the highly detailed, intimate worlds created in Maira’s paintings and illustrations, particularly from her book, THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY (2009). A central theme of the work is a human’s experience as a temporary participant in an ever-changing world. These ideas and themes are explored through a series of vignettes that are woven through with John’s rich choreography and Maira’s design elements. An array of eclectic vocabularies – dance, text, music, and projected images – work in concert to tell the story. The intention is that THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY behaves as a welcoming, non-linear, occasionally absurd travelogue.

DURATION 55 minutes

CHOREOGRAPHY AND DIRECTION John Heginbotham

TEXT, ILLUSTRATIONS, SCENIC AND COSTUME DESIGN Maira Kalman

PERFORMERS John Eirich, Lindsey Jones, Courtney Lopes, Amber Star Merkens, Weaver Rhodes, Macy Sullivan MUSICIAN Nathan Koci

MUSIC DIRECTION Colin Jacobsen LIGHTING DESIGN Nicole Pearce PROJECTION DESIGN Todd Bryant ASSOCIATE COSTUME DESIGN Maile Okamura ASSISTANT DIRECTION Daniel Pettrow PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER Randi Rivera ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER AND SET SUPERVISOR Diego Quintanar VIDEO ENGINEER Simon Harding

CONTACT FOR MEDIA Adrienne Bryant adrienne@danceheginbotham.org +1 646 283 2713

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