In a mashed-up digital age swirling with samples, inquiries into ownership and battles over authenticity, the dancers of Lucky Plush are striving to make an original statement by borrowing from other work.
An intimate and innovative night of contemporary dance will unfold on the University of Iowa’s Space Place stage as the troupe performs “Punk Yankees,” interrogating the issue of modern intellectual property.
The Chicago Reader raves: this “fast-paced, witty” and provocative dance “is fundamentally paradoxical, tongue-in-cheek, subversive and best of all, great fun.”
The Chicago-based dance theater company, founded in 1999, devises work with a focus on strong ensembles, evocative choreography, integrated technology and bold content. Sounds like a troupe that will keep viewers on their toes.