Bill Shannon :: Touch Update | Kelly-Strayhorn Theater | Dance | Pittsburgh City Paper


Bill Shannon :: Touch Update

When: Fri., May 11, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., May 12, 8-10 p.m. 2018

Known for creating groundbreaking choreographies that explore the social constructions that surround disabled bodies, Shannon combines movement, wearable projection technology and video installation to explore the significant and often subtle implications of physical human contact in the digital era. Featuring an all-star lineup of Pittsburgh collaborators and performers—including Ron Chunn, Teena Custer, Cornelius Henke, Anna Thompson and Taylor Knight—Touch Update “reverse engineers” Shannon’s virtuosic technique for dancing on crutches, as he dissects and dismantles the multiple online identities we create

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