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3rd Law Dance/Theater Opens the Arvada Center’s Summer Concert Series

June 1st, 3rdLaw closes its 2018/19 season with an evening that nods to the extraordinary years of collaboration with world-class musicians and digital media artists that began almost two decades ago.  A special selection of modern/contemporary dance accompanied by live music from previous shows has been chosen by our audience. Some of these favorites come […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Obstinate Pearl”

3rd Law Dance/Theater in Collaboration with Boulder Bach Festival’s electric instrument trio Venice On Fire. This evening features works by: Barbara Strozzi, Robert de Visée, Heinrich Biber and J.S. Bach. Gal Faganel on electric baroque cello, Keith Barnhart on electric baroque guitar and Zachary Carrettin on electric baroque violin. Driven by the transcendent music of […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater’s “Singularity”

A review by Gwen Gray To hear it told by 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s artistic co-directors Katie Elliott and Paul Fowler, the company’s latest production, “Singularity,” was inherited. That’s because 3rd Law’s late cofounder Jimmy LaVita had already begun to assemble the research for the troupe’s next creation before his death — examining artificial intelligence (AI) […]

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Singularity

The “Technological Singularity” describes an imminent explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that surpasses human capacity at an exponential rate. Award-winning choreographer Katie Elliott co-directs this evening with critically-acclaimed composer Paul Fowler, exploring the positive and negative effects of AI on human civilization. Some of the movement was created using the dancers’ personal data (gender, race, medical history, […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater: Lost in Place at the Arvada Center

A review by Gwen Gray As last Saturday evening’s performance of “Lost in Place” by 3rd Law Dance/Theater got underway, the sound of trains chugging along and boats sloshing into harbor filled the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, and old black-and-white scenes evoking 20th century European immigration were projected on the backdrop. Ten dancers […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost in Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture, and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming restaging of, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents: An Un-Still Life

“Un-Still Life” is a collective expression inspired by a central theme, exploring the transforming impulse of a moving still life and how color has the potential to access the complete range of our senses. The magic of a still life (in visual art) is that they show us a new way of looking at ordinary […]

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Un-Still Life, with 3rd Law Dance

A preview by Betsy Schwarm At first glance, still-life imagery and dance might seem contradictory ideas. After all, the essence of dance is motion, not stillness. However, a still-life image is essentially a moment in time: what about the next moment? What colors and textures might emerge from further consideration of that bowl of fruit, […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost In Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming concert, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this theatrical […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost In Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming concert, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this theatrical […]

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