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David Taylor’s Zikr Dance Ensemble “Portals”
October 21, 2022 @ 7:30 pm$10 – $25
Doors at 6:30pm
Performance starts at 7:30 pm
The Zikr Dance Ensemble, under the direction of critically acclaimed choreographer David Taylor, will return to the Ute Theater for one performance only, Friday, October 21 at 7:30 pm.
For its 2022 Fall Season, Zikr is excited to present the world premiere of “Portals”.
The Zikr Dance Ensemble offers a spectrum of contemporary works that pay homage to a wide variety of transcendent dance rituals from many different ancient world cultures throughout history. Zikr seeks to enhance the appreciation of the unity of the human spirit by providing a unique multi-media artistic experience that both explores diverse spiritual and cultural traditions along with metaphysical ideas and metaphors that all provide a conduit to reverence, creativity and wonder through dance.
“Portals” is a visionary work by critically acclaimed choreographer and Zikr Artistic Director David Taylor. Also featuring a stunning new set by Jeff Rusnak and Modular Creations, mesmerizing special effects by Travis Powell and Deep Space Drive-In, masks and other visual art by internationally recognized visual artist George Peters, and breathtaking costumes and music, “Portals” will explore the hidden realms of dance ritual in other dimensions, all stemming from a mosaic of forms of atonement and transcendence throughout world history. Also on the program will by the company’s signature work and audience favorite, “In Your Eyes”.