Sean Dorsey’s “Boys in Trouble”
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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to the MACC stage with “Boys in Trouble,” a new production that unpacks masculinity with unflinching honesty, from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives.
“Boys in Trouble” is an extravaganza of full-throttle dance, raw emotion, irreverent humor, exquisite queer partnering, and vulnerable storytelling … all performed with Sean Dorsey Dance’s signature precision, guts, and deep humanity. In turns powerful, explosive, devastatingly honest, humorous, and sexy,
“Boys in Trouble” offers an urgent and timely examination of American masculinity’s deep roots. With stark honesty, powerful storytelling and breathtaking dancing, the performance celebrates expansive trans and queer gender expression and moves audiences to examine their own assumptions and experiences of gender.
Sean Dorsey Dance’s award-winning, multi-generational ensemble performs these athletic dances with gusto – moving seamlessly between full-throttle dancing, live speaking and intimate storytelling. Note: Performance includes profanity and some themes of violence.
“Boys in Trouble” was created with generous support from the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), National Performance Network, California Arts Council, Creative Work Fund (a program of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation), Fleishhacker Foundation, Queer Cultural Center, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation.
“Boys in Trouble” was commissioned by Bates Dance Festival, Dance Place (Washington, DC), Highways Performance Space (Los Angeles, CA), Maui Arts & Cultural Center (Maui, HI), Seven Stages (Atlanta, GA), and the Queer Cultural Center (San Francisco, CA).
Tickets: $35, $45 (plus applicable fees); 10% discount for MACC members
Tickets on sale to MACC Members: Tuesday, September 4
Tickets on sale to public: Wednesday, September 12
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