After It Happened

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After It Happened
  • Sept 30, 2016 @ 8:30pm
    The Ford Theatre
    Tickets prices start at $15; General Admission $35
  • Oct 22 @ 7pm & Oct 23 @ 2pm
    New Vic Theater

    Tickets are $35 for general admission, $50 for VIP, $20 for students.

"After it Happened is an intensely theatrical piece of transdisciplinary work ...that creates a post-disaster world that manages to be disturbing, beautiful, and very, very funny, all at once." - ArtsBeatLA

“After It Happened sweeps the audience up into the life of the story with its fierce energy and stunning choreography." - ExploreDance

"Invertigo Dance Theatre has a knack for taking an off-kilter viewpoint, creating insightful, contemporary dance theater tinged with wry humor." - LA Weekly: PICK OF THE WEEK, Top 10 Dance in 2014

“After It Happened is probably the most important dance work you will see this year. It is also surely one of the most adventurous, surprising and moving. Do not miss it." - Theatre Ghost

"The story telling was tight and clear, without being obtrusive, it challenged the imaginations and stirred the emotions. . . with some kick ass movement thrown in." - BitterLemons, Top 10 Theatre Shows in 2014

About the Event: 

A night of virtuosic dance, live music and magical realism exploring how a community rebuilds and transforms after a natural disaster

Features a company of 9 dancers and 2 musicians
Choreography by Laura Karlin in collaboration with the dancers
Live musical performance by Toby Karlin and Diana Lynn Wallace

Company members drive the action with movement delivered with Invertigo’s signature and stunning athletic physicality, and complete the vivid emotional palette with theatre, spoken dialogue, live music and puppetry.

In October 2014, Invertigo presented After It Happened in a three-weekend sold-out Los Angeles run, a remarkable achievement in that Los Angeles dance companies rarely have the opportunity to perform for more than one night or weekend at a time.  The autumn 2016 production will retain the structure and story of the 2014 show, and the company has collaborated on creating new scenes and moments, deepening and sharpening the movement, adding nuances and building even more layers into the immensely evocative tapestries of dance and sound.

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