Acclaimed choreographer and Dance Magazine cover star Caleb Teicher brings the thrill of the swing dance world to Bass Concert Hall for their Austin debut. With live music by the acclaimed Eyal Vilner Big Band, Lindy Hop champions use the joy, fire, and fight of competitive and social swing dance as a launching pad to explore and subvert traditional gender roles. The audience is invited to join the action in the second half for an onstage social dancing experience called The Jam. The New York Times urges “If you need a break, take one. Swing it out.”
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Fri, Sep 16, 6:45 pm
Bass Concert Hall - Level 6
For Ticket-holders Only
with company members
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SW!ING OUT Related Lessons: Harlem Renaissance; Swing Music/Swing Dance History; Social Dance (exercise, coordination, self-confidence, fun!); Improvisation; Jazz Band
SW!NG OUT celebrates spontaneity and the Black vernacular tradition - LA Dance Chronicle
Dancers possess agility of both the body and the mind, but the dance artists behind “Sw!ng Out” are especially brimming over with it.
– The New York Times, Critic’s Pick