reGENERATION brings together inter-disciplinary choreographic works by some of the most experimental dance-makers in Knoxville. Premiering is Xocoyotzin, “by award winning international choreographer danah bella, the founding chair of Dance Department at the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University who has presented choreographic works at the Cool New York Festival, the United States Asian American Festival and the Bates Dance Festival, as well as in Mexico and Italy,” A Go! press release stated.
“The evening’s versatile repertoire will bring Knoxville (metro’s) artistic community together,” “the release further stated. “‘Voicing,’ co-choreographed by director Lisa Hall McKee and Jill Frére, will interweave live musicians and dancers on the stage.
McKee describes Voicing as a true collaborative effort between musicians, dancers and choreographers.“The all female string quartet Inner Voices joins us on the Tennessee Amphitheater stage this year,” she said. “I saw these ladies performing the piece, Strum, and I was fascinated with their connection to their instruments, the score and to each other. I immediately wanted to work with them.”