CLEAR AND SWEETOct 20-Oct 22, 2016


DATE HAS PASSED Merrill Wright Mainstage

Thu – Sat | Oct 20 – 22 | 8pm
Sun | Oct 23 | 5pm

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Angular ballet and unearthly psalms come together in a quasi-religious ritual inspired by the tradition of American Shape Note Singing. Visionary duo zoe | juniper create a surreal, communal world of ever-shifting perspective and sound with the help of a cast of virtuosic dancers, unabashed live singing, and digital wizardry.

Please note: The artists are documenting the Friday and Saturday evening performances. Because seating is in the round, it is likely that audience members will be filmed. If you have questions or concerns regarding filming, contact us.

2015 Guggenheim Fellow, three time Princess Grace awardee and 2013 Stranger Genius Award winner zoe | juniper is a Seattle-based dance and visual art team. Co-founded by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey, the company creates stunning dance performances, video installations, and photographic works. Their collaboration began in 2004 with I am nothing without you for On the Boards’ NW New Works Festival and eventually led to the formation of their company in 2006. Since then zoe | juniper has created four evening-length works, commissioned and presented by Velocity Dance Center, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Performance Space 122, Dance Place, REDCAT, FringeArts, On the Boards, Dance Theater Workshop, NYLA, and many more. zoe | juniper was last seen at OtB in 2014 with BeginAgain - available now at OntheBoards.tv.

On-site child care will be available during the 5PM Sunday performance. Read more.

Clear and Sweet is commissioned and supported through the OtB Performance Production Program.

Clear and Sweet is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by Contemporary Arts Center, Bates Dance Festival, Carolina Performing Arts University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, New York Live Arts, On the Boards, and NPN.

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Revisit two past work by zoe | juniper at OntheBoards.tv: BeginAgain (2014), and A Crack in Everything (2011).