Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet presents
In collaboration with the Texas Theatre &
the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group
DNCB will present three pieces to precede the screening of Suspiria in 35mm. The opening piece by Nicolina Laswon is a neo-classical work set to Night on Bald Mountain. According to Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain depicts dark witches' ritual, conjuring up the devil on a bleak mountaintop. The gathering of witches gossip, dance and play tricks while awaiting the company Satan. When the devil arrives, the witches seduce and worship him, hoping to be his chosen favorite. As the sun rises, all evil is broken by the dawn, the Sabbath.
Danielle Georgiou will bring to the stage a new piece set on the DNCB dancers that draws from her reaction to the film. Murmur, a movement for three dancers, is an equally sensuous and athletic work exploring the dynamics and action of shared secrets.
The final piece is Founding Artistic Director, Emilie Skinner’s Coven which premiered in 2014 at the Texas Theatre. Continuing the theme of the night, Coven features a cast of witches led by their High Priestess encroaching on an innocent girl and uniting their powers against her. Representing characters from Suspiria, the dancers move to carefully selected songs from the film’s soundtrack which have been mixed and mastered by Danny Skinner.
The perfect event for Halloween night! Bring a friend or come solo, but be prepared to have a wickedly good time! Performance at 8 p.m. followed by the film in 35mm. Performance runs roughly 30 minutes max.
Tickets $13-$15: thetexastheatre.com
ABOUT DNCB: Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet (DNCB), a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization, was founded in August 2011. DNCB seeks to collaborate with DFW-based dancers, artists and musicians in order to bring innovative, well-rounded performances to the community.
For more information, visit dallasneo-classicalballet.com or contact Emilie Skinner at firstname.lastname@example.org.