Pilobolus | Apr 20, 2019 | Sat 7:30pm | Touhill Performing Arts Center
Shadowland – The New Adventure
ST. LOUIS PREMIERE
The world-renowned dance company of dancer-athletes and choreographers that has been seen by millions across the world returns to St. Louis to showcase its latest production, Shadowland – The New Adventure.
Making its St. Louis premiere, Shadowland – The New Adventure displays the riveting choreography, mind-boggling contortions and shadow-theater that Pilobolus (pronounced pih LAH boh lus) has become known for the world over.
Following sold-out performances of Shadowland, Pilobolus created Shadowland – The New Adventure in 2016. The evening-length show, which premiered in Berlin, Germany, uses exploration of mixed media to tell a love story about two people and their quixotic quest to save an imaginary bird.
Employing animation, video, and shadow-theater, this madcap adventure dips its toe into the genres of science fiction, film noir, and romantic comedy.
Since its founding in 1971, Pilobolus has become known as one of the most imaginative and entertaining dance companies in the world. Comprised of poetic athletes, dynamic dancers, acrobatic and gravity-defying shape-shifters who can twist their bodies together to create fabulous illusions, a Pilobolus show is always an adventure because no two works look, sound or feel alike.
Tickets are $69, $55, $45, $40, and currently on sale through the Box Office at the Touhill Performing Arts Center.
Photos by Kai Heimmel and Beowulf Sheehan
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