Bridge Dance Festival: 100 Light Years of Solitude
Yumiko Yoshioka
Wednesday Apr 25, 2018

7:00 PM

$12 - $15 Online, $17 Door

Links Hall

3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL

Following Yumiko's acclaimed solo "Before the Dawn", this is the second part of her trilogy "From 1 to 100". 100 Light Years of Solitude is inspired by Garcia Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude" to explore a state of solitude Yumiko dances the life of a unique creature, born on a planet 100 light years away from ours. Imagining that this creature is the only one of its species on that planet, it enjoys unfolding its life until it realizes its destiny... to exist in solitude. Yumiko says, "In my childhood, I was always fascinated by the imaginary creatures and monsters of fairy tales. Butoh, a dance of metamorphosis, helps me to explore this imaginary world, and make something invisible visible." 

Direction/Choreography /Dance - Yumiko Yoshioka, Co-direction - Miguel Camarero, Costume - Pablo Alarcon, Light design/ technical direction - Spiros Paterakis, Music composition - Tomas Tello/ Zam Johnson. 

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