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Malashock Dance to Open 2016 Season with ‘Signatures’ Performances

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

To kick-off the company’s 28th season, Malashock Dance aims to deliver big plans and big impact through more accessible programming. The schedule begins with “Malashock Signatures,” an intimate and thrilling program of dance that highlights two “signature” works and two world premieres by John Malashock, artistic director, Malashock Dance.

Performances will be held Jan. 22 through 24 and then again Jan. 28 through 31, 2016 in The Abbe Wolfsheimer Studio at Malashock Dance, located at NTC Liberty Station, 2650 Truxtun Road, Suite 202, San Diego, Calif. 92106. Tickets are $15 to $25 per person and are on sale now via www.malashockdance.org.

Malashock dancers bring athleticism, creativity and artistry to their performances.

Malashock dancers bring athleticism, creativity and artistry to their performances.

“This year, we want our audiences to feel connected to each performance in a way that is rarely offered by dance companies in San Diego,” says founder and artistic director, John Malashock of Malashock Dance. “We have big plans for big impact this year and look to create deeper connections to our community, making each performance worthwhile, personal and, meaningful.”

“Signatures” will blur lines with the audience sharing the studio space with the dancers. Patrons who have seen Malashock’s large-scale productions will appreciate this intimacy, and a new generation of patrons will find the setting thrilling, sexy, and thought-provoking.

The pieces to be performed are the following:
• Silver & Gold: One of Malashock’s most popular works. A duet portraying two distinct sides of a relationship.
• Dreams & Prayers: An intensely physical, dramatic and spiritual piece, which is emblematic of Malashock’s use of music in his choreography.
• Incoming: World premiere. This quirky and entertaining work for eight dancers is about finding moments of tenderness in the midst of an aggressive atmosphere.
• Times Unremembered: World premiere. A highly dramatic quartet, exploring childhood memories to a beautiful and haunting score by Sarah Kirkland Snider.

“Malashock Signatures” is another way to bridge accessibility and inclusion, so audience members feel deeply connected to the choreography and the dancers as they experience the physicality and emotions of the dance pieces from only a few feet away.

Visit http://www.malashockdance.org or call 619-260-1622 for more information.

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