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Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
This spring, Alverno Presents offers a one-of-a-kind spoken-word performance for one night only. “Terminal Milwaukee: The Crawford/Ex Fabula Project” pairs the original...
08.20.2011 | | Posted at 03:23 PM

Detroit-based theatre company brings post-modernist old west to the southern edge of Milwaukee.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Detroit-based theatre group The Hinterlands made it to the campus of Alverno College this past weekend with a performance of their show Manifest Destiny (there was blood on the saddle). Billed as being, ‘A Psychedelic Wild West Show,’ the show is a weird, haphazard fusion of different theatrical moods held together by a loose cartilage of characterization. We are introduced to the character...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Eiko and Koma Bring Japanese Dance to Milwaukee

Last Friday, Alverno Presents sponsored acclaimed Japanese-American Butoh dancers, Eiko and Koma, for their performance of Raven. Butoh dancing has its genesis in Japan's response to World War II, in particular, the devastating bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The style emerged during the early...
Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
In the fields of dance and hybrid performance, almost every work presented in our town is brand new. Debra Loewen is among the most original of the originators. She has been making dances here for so long that the life energy of our city is somehow always her subject and everything her Wild Space...

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