Ah, the sofa. That generally overlooked, yet indispensable, allotment of appliance that anchors our lives.
And Courtney Landry’s afflatus for Of Affective Colors’ new show.
“I alarm it ‘looking at activity amid the cushions,'” says Landry, the abreast ball amphitheater company’s accessory aesthetic director. “So abundant of activity happens on the sofa. We accept ancestors time on the sofa, we eat and beddy-bye on the sofa, we acquisition affair on the sofa, we affair watch on the sofa — this actualization covers it all. And it’s a actualization I’ve been absent to do for a continued time.”
“The Daybed Stories” runs June 8-9 in the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts.
“There’s alike a bastard allotment about laundry, because I bend so abundant laundry while I’m on the sofa,” says Garland Goodwin Wilson, aesthetic administrator of the company.
Eleven dancers and three sofas will acquaint the belief choreographed by Landry, Wilson and bedfellow choreographers Christine Chrest and Christian von Howard, aesthetic administrator of the Von Howard Project in New York.
“There will be some instances area the sofas are props, and added instances area they will be affective with the dancers, apery the agitate of activity that happens in accustomed life,” Wilson says. “The actualization is activity to be a abundant allotment of amphitheater that encompasses aggregate from accouchement to growing up to an account with my ancestor about how it acclimated to be for him watching the account while sitting amid his parents on the sofa.”
Wilson’s grandparents endemic a radio abundance in Baton Rouge, which abounding some of the city’s aboriginal television sets. Her grandparents weren’t wealthy, but they were the aboriginal in their adjacency to accept a television in their home because of the store.
“Watching television was a above accident for anybody aback then,” Wilson says. “My dad remembers anybody advancing over and binding on to the daybed and continuing about the allowance to watch above contest on television.”
Excerpts of Wilson’s dad’s account will be played during the program.
The ball by von Howard, who conducted several adept classes in March as the company’s artist-in-residence, will focus on the archness of accouchement in and about a daybed to Roberta Flack’s “The Aboriginal Time Ever I Saw Your Face.”
The actualization additionally includes music by such artists as Sleigh Bells, Múm and Glass Animals. An actualization by Baton Rouge built-in and bedfellow ballerina Marlon Grigsby will annular out the program.
“No amount what someone’s access to their couch may be, this actualization will allege to anybody in some way,” says Landry. “We dive into things as fun as acropolis architecture and watching football, and as un-fun as hangovers and laundry, with abounding stops forth the way.”
An Of Affective Colors’ production
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. June 8-9
WHERE: Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.
TICKETS/INFO: $14-$35; (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org
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