Scorpius Dance Theatre: A Vampire Tale

Scorpius Dance Theatre: <i>A Vampire Tale</i>

Rose Torres

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Thu., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Mon., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. 2016
$25 and up

Location Info:

Phoenix Theatre
100 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85004
602-254-2151

Feeling exhausted by the mere thought of another holiday season looming? A cheesy but seasonally appropriate motivational poster might encourage you to “fang in there,” but we’ll settle for recommending some fun with Scorpius Dance Theatre’s A Vampire Tale. It follows the adventures of a mere mortal lured into the world of seductive bloodsuckers. Created by Scorpius artistic director Lisa Starry, it’s been a staple of the Valley dance scene for more than a decade.

Scorpius promises “the look and feel of a live rock concert” during this full-length contemporary dance production, featuring 22 dancers performing to a soundtrack created by local musician Kristofer Hill. Expect a mix of dance, drama, storytelling, and aerial arts — plus biting performances by returning favorites Nicole Olson and Gavin Sisson.

Sink your teeth in on opening night at 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at Phoenix Theatre’s Hormel Theatre, 100 East McDowell Road. Tickets are $33, and available through the Phoenix Theatre box office at 602-254-2151. Visit www.scorpiusdance.com.

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