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Northrop Presents

Grupo Corpo

2016//17 Northrop Season
Oct 2016
About the Event

Parabelo
Dança Sinfônica

Straight from the Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony to the Northrop stage! Passion, power, and Brazilian rhythms burst forth as Grupo Corpo takes the Northrop stage for our season opener. A favorite of local and international audiences alike, the company brings us two works that showcase their seductive appeal. Created in 2015 in celebration of their 40th anniversary, Dança Sinfônica is a breathtaking homage to the wide range of Grupo Corpo’s repertoire. With a backdrop of more than a thousand photographs from the company’s storied past, this spirited piece floats on a symphonic score combining evocative original works with classical favorites. The dancers’ stunning physicality and dynamic ability are on full display as they defy the laws of gravity in Parabelo, a work that combines exuberant hip swaying and foot stomping, and an explosive, energetic finale.

“It is the sheer physical virtuosity of the company that is so impressive—the sinuous, athletic bodies seemingly inexhaustible.” –The Guardian

New! $30 Under 30!
Guests aged 18-30 can purchase up to two $30 tickets beginning 30 days prior to the show. For each show ticket you buy, you'll get a drink ticket redeemable at Surdyk’s Café or concessions good for any beverage up to $8. Bring a guest of any age, but the person buying the tickets must be 30 or under and must present ID at will call. Buy your tickets today!

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Grupo Corpo Performance Preview

Sat, Oct 1, 6:45 pm
Best Buy Theater
FREE and open to the public

Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation about the company and the evening’s program.

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