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Degenerate Art Ensemble

Creative Collisions


Thursday, February 6, 2014
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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The Degenerate Art Ensemble is a post genre performance group whose work is inspired by punk, comics, cinema, nightmares and fairy tales and driven by the energy of live music and their style of visceral movement theater and dance. Asking audiences to make sounds en-masse, allowing characters to climb over them— the Ensemble removes the barriers that normally separate audience from performance, creating an environment that arouses our interconnectedness. The work is an exorcism through collision and conflict striving to create communion, soul-exchange and collective transformation. Degenerate Art Ensemble has recently collaborated with the legendary theater director Robert Wilson, and the Kronos Quartet and was the subject of a large scale museum exhibition.

With support from the School of Music Theater and Dance and the University Musical Society.


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