Elizabeth Streb has been called the Evel Knievel of dance, and she clearly wants the white-knuckle excitement of daredevil stunts in her modern dance works, especially STREB: Brave. The celebrated choreographer called on renowned trapeze artists Noe and Ivan España to prime her dancers and composer David Van Tiegham to provide a sonic backdrop. The MIT Media Lab concocted a rotating stage and hulking mechanical pieces bent on challenging performers to reorient themselves as they relentlessly explore perpetual motion and circular movement.
The MacArthur Foundation Genius Award winner leaps into Herberger Theater Center.
Fri., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., 2009
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