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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Take Five: Rinde Eckert, Education of an Eclectic

Description:
Rinde Eckert writes, composes, performs and directs evocative and haunting performance pieces and plays that push the boundaries of what a "play," a "dance piece," an "opera" or a "musical" might be. He grapples with complex issues in works that feature a smart, slightly cock-eyed Everyman who begins his journey with a pure sense of mission and descends into the maelstrom. Becoming Unusual is a solo concert of song, dramatic monologues, lecture and video from his anthology of theatrical loners. The Clarice Smith Center has co-commissioned two of Eckert's works: HORIZON (2005), which toured throughout the country and had a successful Off-Broadway run in 2007; and SLIDE (2010), created in collaboration with eighth blackbird and composer/guitarist Steve Mackey. {Will appear in FYI on Sep 8, 2011
Start Time:
5:30 PM
End Time:
7:00 PM
Room:
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Common Location Name:
Clarice Smith PAC
Web Address:
http://claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/2010/c/performances/performance?rowid=14142
Other Contact Information:
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center 301-405-2787 claricesmithcenter@umd.edu claricesmithcenter.umd.edu


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