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Dance & Music Performance By DaNCEBUMS

May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$5 – $20

After a year of laying low, DaNCEBUMS have something new to share: "It’s All Real. It’s All Fake. It’s All DaNCEBUMS."

Part concept album, part dance concert, "It’s All Real.." takes its cues from reality television, talk shows, and social media. Set inside a cardboard tv studio, dancers glissade between precise technique and pedestrian efficiency as the performance degrades into a glitchy and unstable representation of itself. Neither representing nor offering any solution to contemporary life’s screen-based alienation and anxieties, this performance aims to unsettle the frame dividing real from fake and move through the fading illusion.

Performed to live music, "It’s All Real..." embodies DaNCEBUMS’ spirit of friendship and interdisciplinary innovation by continuing our collaboration with musical wünderkind Eric Mayson and under-the-radar visual artist/designer Matt Gorrie.

ASL interpretation by Sarah Brown

Expect humor, groove, exertion, and extreme bliss.


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

"It’s All Real. It’s All Fake." was made possible by a grant from the American Composers Forum with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.


May 24, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5 – $20
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Tek Box at The Cowles Center for Dance
528 Hennepin Ave # 215
Minneapolis, 55403
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