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Gesel Mason Performance Projects: Antithesis - Colorado

antithesis collides the genres, bodies, and cultures of postmodern dance and erotic dance in order to challenge how female sexuality is perceived, performed, and (re)presented. The project is an embodied attempt to explore and mine the erotic - the sometimes messy, gritty, tactile, growling, chaotic, passionate and tender edges of female sexual expression and creativity. Staging the work in multiple venues (from the concert stage, to the strip club or an alternate space) pushes the research beyond the safe container of “art” in order to train for the inevitable moment when we bump up against racist, sexist and heteronormative structures and find choice, strength and resilience in spite of them.

Fri Aug 26 & Sat Aug 27 8pm:

Sat Aug 27 2PM:

Earlier Event: August 19
Room 69 at Hotel Chantelle
Later Event: September 6
Victrola Burlesque at Hill & Dale