Alison Chase, founding member of Pilobolus, is known for her breathtaking, kinetic, moving aerial dance choreography. Her family-friendly pieces make new worlds in captivating and unexpected ways. Alison founded Alison Chase Performance to enable her to pursue her passion for multidimensional storytelling, fusions of film and dance; site-specific works; and museum installations. This program features a contemporary adaptation of famed author Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World, blending the supernatural and ordinary reality and drawing the audience into an unexpected landscape.
This performance is funded, in part, by a grant from SouthArts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.