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[IN-PERSON] Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet: Anima

Date: October 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Back By Popular Demand!

Join us for a beautiful outdoor site-specific performance ANIMA by Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet. Internationally recognized choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl takes the audience on a personal, emotional journey reflecting the vision of the artist’s soul via experimental and innovative movement language. Its purpose is to enlighten the community via this radical contemporary choreography rendition. ANIMA is set to a soundscape of layered music comprised of chanson, electronic, and avant-garde. The event will culminate with an audience/artist discussion, a stimulating conversation with choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl and co-director Jenifer Sher. To be presented on a spacious architectural patio together with comfortable chairs and large sun umbrellas for optimal audience comfort.

“Anima originated from Latin and was originally used to describe ideas such as breath, soul, spirit, or vital force. Jung began using the term in the early 1920s to describe the inner feminine side of men.” Wikipedia.
“ a highlight of the program.” The New York Times

One of “ten companies you should be obsessed with.” Dance Spirit Magazine

“ Sher-Machherndl’s movement style, reminiscent of William Forsythe, seems to deliberately accentuate his length and angularity, which becomes striking in combination with his clear center and precise technique.” Dance Enthusiast

Biography
Robert Sher-Machherndl is a US ‘Alien of Extraordinary Ability’. A former Principal Dancer with Dutch National Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, Nederlands Dance Theater. He’s created works for Vienna State Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Salzburg Ballet, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Denver Arts & Venues, “…a highlight of the program” The New York Times. He’s been named ‘Dance Person of the Year’ by Denver Post, a four-time winner of the prestigious New York Ballet Builders Award, and featured on MTV’s MADE. Robert is artistic director and choreographer of the critically-acclaimed Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet in Boulder CO. Read the full biography HERE. https://lemonspongecake.org/ballet-dancer-choreographer-robert-sher-machherndl/

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For questions or more information, please call 720-352-2903

Sunday, October 17 | 1 - 2 pm | $22 per person

This event will be held in person at the Boulder JCC following all of our Health & Safety Protocols. As of November 1, 2021, we are implementing a Vaccination Policy for program participants that varies by program location/attendance. Please familiarize yourself with these protocols prior to the event. As always, all Health & Safety protocols are subject to change.