Pilobolus in Shadowland at the Quick, Feb. 4
Internationally acclaimed, Pilobolus Dance Theater, will bring its new work Shadowland to the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. An exciting production for both adult and family audiences, Shadowland combines multimedia, projected shadow play and front-of-screen choreography in a wild evening of storytelling that is uniquely Pilobolus.
Created by Pilobolus’s dancers and directors in collaboration with lead writer for the popular animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, Steven Banks, Shadowland is a universal and intimately portrayed experience that is both intensely dramatic and comedic. The story is a surreal experience of a young girl’s sensational world as she comes of age.
Shadowland incorporates multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes to create an evening-length performance that merges projected images and front-of-screen choreography.
It is set to a rhythmic original score by the popular American musician, producer, and film composer David Poe, whose poetic work for Shadowland ranges from ballads to hard-driving rock numbers that lift the audience out of its seats. His songs illuminate the themes and visuals of this fascinating story and world.
For more information on Pilobolus in Shadowland and to purchase tickets, on sale now at $45 and $50 for the public and $35 for Quick Center members, please visit quickcenter.com or call the Box Office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.This event is sponsored by The Westport Inn and Darien Rowayton Bank.
Critical praise for Pilobolus in Shadowland:
“A triumph of ingenuity." — Huffington Post
“It’s a colorful, big, entertaining and completely wacky evening.” — Time Out London
“The Pilobolus dance troupe is a force to be reckoned with." — Australian Stage
“With this show, Pilobolus has revived the amazement of the theatre. Magic!" — Le Figaro
“Shadowland is a work of beautiful (and some terrible) images, achieved with awe-inspiring precision and skill from all creatives." — Theatre Scenes