Embarqued: Stories of Soil

  • Date: July 23, 2022 - July 24, 2022
  • Location: Bates College campus, Lewiston

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*Performances take place on Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th both at 7:30PM

Embarqued: Stories of Soil is a dance-theatre work centered around a transformative shipmast inviting migratory reflections, revealing post-colonial foundations and mythology. Through questioning existing relationships to memorials we call up all who made our united history, enabling us to viscerally and holistically connect our country both forwards and backwards in space and time.

Based in New York since 2011, Company SBB was founded in France in 2008, where it quickly caught the attention of presenters, fellow artists and audiences with its award-winning choreographic installations, riveting performers and intellectually ambitious creations. The company creates work which aims to impact local and global communities. Company SBB’s social and philosophical messages are visceral and accessible to a diverse public, enabling people to embrace emotional content from a place of kinetic empathy. The company is in permanent residence at University Settlement in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is regularly produced by La MaMa Experimental Theater of New York City and is supported by the Jerome Robbins Foundation.


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