Friday 14 December
6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:10 GMT+1 (London)

Austin, Texas
Friday 14 December

Livestreaming a performance of (UN)ROOTED 

at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Produced With
Friday 14 December

Corps Multiple, in partnership with The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, presents (UN)ROOTED livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 14 December at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:10 GMT+1 (London).

(UN)ROOTED is a performance opening a discussion on humanity’s deep, inherent need for belonging, roots, pairs, and marks. (UN)ROOTED reaches into our roots with struggle, entanglement, or rejection, in order to find peace within ourselves.

We all endlessly search for our family, our roots, our origins.

We all experience various degrees of orphanage, dealing with the different cycles of life.

We all want to be part of something, part of the group, part of society, part of the whole.

Moving bodies, sounds, text, and lights respond using the techniques of free improvisation to engage performers and audience into a spontaneous exchange. Composed of 3 pieces that will last 15-30 minutes each, the show will be followed by a Q&A to discuss the process behind the elaboration of this performance, opening the floor to deepen the discussion with the audience and special guests. 

Musical, scenic and choreographic conception by Sandie Donzica and François Minaux.

Dancer: Sandie Donzica

Musicians:

François Minaux: Flutes, vocal

Bob Hoffnar: Pedalsteel guitar

Chris Demetriou: Percussion, melodica

 

About Corps Multiple, the first and only artistic company created by French artists in Austin, Texas. We create researched experimental scenic improvisations, based on intimate experiences from people around us, as well as human psychology and behavior. We strive to develop artistic evenings crossing genres and disciplines to produce eclectic, spontaneous and intriguing contemporary works in order to touch the senses, emotions and thoughts of the audience. This is our very first project, and we are honored to premiere at The VORTEX. 

About (UN)ROOTED:

-provides a hub for artists and the public to practice free improvisation; Educate the community on the art of improvisation, collaboration, creation and performance. 
- shares a spontaneous and genuine performance by working with the community beforehand and opening the discussion and the floor during the performances.
-offers improvisation sessions focused on listening, adapting and interacting with the participant’s senses and environment, exploring ways of expression and creativity through sound, movement and collaboration, where everyone is equal, as there is no leader.

UN(ROOTED) is funded and supported in part by VORTEX Repertory Company.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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