By Jonelle Seitz, Fri., June 10, 2016
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Performa/Dance: 4x3: Four Works by Three ChoreographersJune 10 & 11, Fri. & Sat., 8pm. AustinVentures StudioTheater, 501 W. Third
Award-winning choreographer Jennifer Hart is back, utilizing off-season ballet dancers in contemporary works. A quartet, "Spaces," has to do with "the architecture of relationships," and "Camille: A Story of Art and Love" is based on the tragic life of the sculptor Camille Claudel, a mistress of Auguste Rodin. Minneapolis-based solo performer Nic Lincoln will perform Larry Keigwin's "Glitter Garden," and Arcos Dance will show "Hoaxers," excerpted from the group's upcoming transmedia work, Domain.
Body Shift: Mixed-Ability Dance ClassSat., June 11, 2:30-4:30pm. TownLake YMCA, 1100 W. Cesar Chavez
Olivia O'Hare, of the 6-year-old project between Forklift Danceworks and VSA Texas, will lead the class using the DanceAbility method for all levels of experience and abilities.
Soul to Sole Tap Festival: Friends in Time Faculty ConcertSat., June 11, 8pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside
World-class hoofers Ayodele Casel, Anthony Morigerato, Nicholas Young, Heather Cornell, Tony Waag, Lane Alexander, and Nicole Hockenberry will join Tapestry Dance Company members Siobhan Cook, Jeremy Arnold, and Andrea Torres, an onstage jazz trio, and, of course and thank goodness, the formidable Acia Gray.
For links to more information and tickets for these events, visit www.danceusa.org/austin-dance-around-town.