Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, SITI Company: A Rite
February 8 & 9, 2013
Bill T. Jones and SITI Company’s Anne Bogart come together for the
first time in a collaboration entitled
Rite. This new piece deconstructs Stravinsky’s The Rite of
Spring to create a provocative meditation on the power of new works of art
in the alteration of the way we think.
Most recently seen at the at the Center in
earlier in the 2012-2013 season, the New York-based
SITI Company’s three ongoing
components are the creation of new work, the training of young theater artists,
and a commitment to international collaboration. MacArthur Fellow Bill T. Jones
has choreographed works for ballet companies and theaters all over the world,
including many for his own Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Join these
world-renowned artists for a Talk Back after the February 8 performance.Learn
more about choreographer Bill T. Jones, the work of SITI Company’s director,
Anne Bogart, and read reviews of productions staged by this award-winning group
in the UM Libraries:
on the SITI Company and director Anne Bogart, including Remaking American
Theater: Charles Mee, Anne Bogart and the SITI Company by Scott T Cummings.
featuring members of the SITI Company and their students at Utah State
University and Skidmore College.
- Articles and Reviews: Read more about the SITI Company and their
New York Times,
Washington Post, and
Bill T. Jones
Interested in learning more about Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring?
Explore the original piece in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:
Listen to recordings of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring by conductors and
orchestras from around the world (Interested in listening online? Check out
these streaming playlists from Naxos Music
Library and Alexander Street Press’s
Classical Music Library.)
Read about the piece that incited a riot at its 1913 Parisian premiere, and
about its composer, one of the most influential figures in 20th century music.