Ephrat Asherie Dance, Odeon

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
NEC's Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre 255 St Botolph St , Boston

Odeon, an original dance work for seven dancers and four musicians, is the second collaboration between sister and brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie (choreographer and musical director, respectively). Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing early 20th century romantic music with samba and other popular Afro-Brazilian rhythms, this work takes a hybrid approach to movement. Odeon delves into what happens when you bring together the extended family of street and club dances–including breaking, hip hop, house and vogue– remix them, pick them apart and challenge them to inhabit unfamiliar spatial and choreographic contexts.

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