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John Jasperse Company:
Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies

Apr 9–11, 2010

Friday-Saturday, April 9-10, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 11, 3 pm

Tickets $25, MCA members $20, Students $10
(student tickets are subject to availability)

Influential and innovative, American choreographer John Jasperse’s newest work addresses belief systems, the relative nature of truth, and how we construct meaning in our lives. With a musical score by Bessie Award-winning composer, producer, and musician Hahn Rowe, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Jasperse develops the visual design for this production. Known for rich content and a wry approach, Jasperse’s choreography explores heresy, radical ideas, delusional thoughts, and just plain nonsense.

Running Time:Approx. 1 hour 40 min including intermission, no late seating


Program Notes


Truth, Revised Histories… is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in partnership with the Walker Art Center, REDCAT/Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), and NPN. Major contributors of NPN include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency), the MetLife Foundation and the Nathan Cummings Foundation. For more information: www.npnweb.org.

Truth, Revised Histories… is funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation.

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