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SOCIAL! Dance Club
Steven Hoggett, Christine Jones, and David Byrne

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SOCIAL! Dance Club is an interactive music and dance experience created by Steven Hoggett, director and choreographer, Christine Jones, director and designer, and musician, composer, and producer David Byrne.

100 people at a time will step on to the Bass Concert Hall stage to dance in their own spotlight to a specially curated playlist while listening to the wonderfully idiosyncratic instructional voice of David Byrne.

Over an easy-to-dance-to mix that jumps from Daft Punk to James Brown to Talking Heads, Byrne’s voice offers a steady stream of verbal cues: Move like you’re on a New York City sidewalk (“don’t step on that pizza”); now like a zombie; now slow it down, hands in the air. Moving free-form or in sync with the spoken choreography, audience members take part in a communal moment of pure, cathartic dance-floor release. No dance experience required.

This is a non-seated, interactive environment set up on the Bass Concert Hall stage. Audience members are free to move around the space.

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Support for SOCIAL! Dance Club’s residency is provided by the College of Fine Arts O’Donnell Visiting Artist Endowment.

This ain’t no crowded disco.

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