Mahaiwe Events Calendar

COMING UP NEXT

Grace Church & Fairview Hospital present Chris Herren - Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30pm

Paul Taylor Dance Company
Friday, October 11th at 8pm

Mahaiwe

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$10 - $95
Mahaiwe Member Discount Event

$10 Side Orchestra & Balcony (Limited)
$40 Reserved / $35 Members
$65 Preferred / $60 Members
$95 Premium / $90 Members

Paul Taylor Dance Company returns for its twelfth consecutive season at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center with three performances over Columbus Day Weekend. The celebrated modern dance company continues the legacy of its late founder Paul Taylor under the new leadership of Artistic Director Michael Novak.

Opening night will consist of three pieces:

Syzygy (1987)
Dancers hurtle across the stage like so many celestial bodies orbiting and eclipsing each other.

Brief Encounters (2009)
A dance about people more concerned with momentary connections than ongoing relationships. Men and women converge at a secret trysting place in the dead of night – not for romance, but to satisfy their pure animal instincts.

Piazzolla Caldera (1997)
Without a single authentic tango step, Paul Taylor captures the essence of tango culture. In a dimly lit dive, working class men and women confront each other in sizzling sexual duets and trios: men with women, men with men and women with women. Two men too drunk for conquests perform a loopy dance as lamplights sway dizzily overhead. A woman who has searched desperately for a partner but failed to find one, collapses – as if mortally wounded by a night without passion.

 

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