Vaughn Dance Company premieres its original modern dance production, Reaching Out for the Unlimited, based on Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening and featuring the music of Grammy-winning composer/guitarist Andrew York.
Vaughn Dance Company’s adaptation of The Awakening traces the heroine’s emotional journey, exploring her relationships with friends, lovers, and the sea. Andrew York’s music brings alive the emotional arc of this story with a score that includes new, unpublished pieces and a live performance by York. Making its mark with sensual shapes and undulating movement, Jennifer Vaughn’s choreography is a palpable embodiment of music that captivates broader audiences and dance aficionados alike.
Reaching Out for the Unlimited features Heather Coker, Beth Gamwell Guerrette, Kate Koumantzelis, Joshua McBride, Melissa Schade, Jan Sizer, Chana Smith-Balloffet, Cristine Tatomer, Jennifer Vaughn, Anna Wyckoff.