Sand: A Migrating Performance in 4 Parts

 
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Sand: A Migrating Performance in 4 Parts

Sand: A Migrating Performance in 4 Parts features choreography by Kristina Isabelle and Melli Hoppe, sound media artist Elise Kermani, and body puppet by Pilgrim Heidi Kambitsch. The series is inspired by the play Sacred Sands: A Play for Voices, written by David Hoppe, and the book Sacred Sands: The Struggle for Community in the Indiana Dunes, written by J. Ronald Engel.  

Premiering Michigan City Moves, a new performance collective dedicated to promoting and sharing experimental music, dance and film in the NW Indiana region. We are presenting a series of performances, highlighting nature and architecture from the Indiana Dunes, to the Lubeznik Center for the Arts and a historic barn at Tryon Farm.

All evenings can be viewed as one complete performance experience or you can catch the full evolving production by catching each iteration. 


Part I: Readjustment/Shifting Sand April 27 6:00pm 

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk - Indiana Dunes National Park

This intimate performance will include a performance by Kristina Isabelle Dance- Rachel Ferring, Sarah Gonsiorowski, Kristina Isabelle, Angela Luem, Cara Sabin, and Jannah Schwartz, body puppet by Pilgrim Heidi Kambitsch, and music by Elise Kermani.



Part 2:  Disruption May 3 6:00pm

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second Street, Michigan City   

This improvisation performance features:  Kristina Isabelle, Sarah Gonsiorowski, Angela Luem and Cara Sabin and is influenced by the exhibit Nature vs Everything as well as the architecture of the Lubeznik Center and will inhabit and activate the exhibitions. Painting by Tom Torluemke.



Part 3: Community  June 22 6:00pm

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk - Indiana Dunes National Park 

This summer solstice performance will incorporate the audio tour of the play Sacred Sands: A Play for Voices recorded by Dan SchaafFeatures Kristina Isabelle, Sarah Gonsiorowski, Angela Luem, Cara Sabin and special guest artists including the South Shore Dance Alliance.


Part 4:  Succession/Migration July 20 at 7:00pm

Tryon Farm, 1500 Tryon Rd. Michigan City

The series culminates with a film by Elise Kermani that includes live performers. The film will be projected on the barn at Tryon Farm as part of the Tryon Farm Institute’s Art In Nature series.  


Sand: A Migrating Performance in Four Parts is made possible through partnerships with Save the Dunes, MiShinnah Productions, Kristina Isabelle Dance Company, the Indiana Dunes National Park and the Tryon Farm Institute. 

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