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Monet to Matisse: French Moderns 1850-1950 Wichita Art Museum 1400 West Museum Boulevard Wichita, KS 67203-3200
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The Daughter of the Regiment 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway Atlanta GA, 30339
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Wang Ramirez' US Tour 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800 Berkeley, CA 94720

Gala by Jérôme Bel

Part of TILT KIDS FESTIVAL 2018

Jérôme Bel

As part of Tilt Kids Festival 2018

For Gala, a cast of twenty New Yorkers get dressed up in their sequined best to pull together their most enthusiastic moves. In true Jérôme Bel style, ranging from 8 to 80 years old, some performers are professional dancers, while others are dancing on stage for the first time. The different acts never call on us to pass judgement, but they reveal the way in which each person’s cultural repertoire involves them in a singular relationship with that desire for something else, for joy, perfection, transfiguration and political divides which dance is.

Jérôme Bel, the “mischievously entertaining” (The Guardian) French choreographer, explores the relationship between choreography and popular culture, dancer and audience, often using humor to break the formality of a theatrical performance. His approachable, playful work asks questions that may also be on kids’ minds—what is dance? Who gets to be a dancer?


Co-presented with NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

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