Perform in English and Hoike in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language. Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language.
Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language.

Form within a Form: Echoes and Reverberations – MAINSTAGE

Mainstage Season
November 11-12 & 18-20, 2022
FRI/SAT at 7:30pm
SUN at 2:00pm (11/20 American Sign Language interpretation)

Directed by Kara Jhalak Miller

Choreography by Sai Bhatawadekar, Betsy Fisher, Amy Schiffner, Jae Hyuk Jung, Samjin Kim, Kara Jhalak Miller, Kaʻohinani Yojo Daniels, Jonathan Clarke Sypert
Original Music by John Signor, Takuma Itoh, and Keith Cross
Movement Media Art by Larry Asakawa

Kennedy Theatre’s largest dance production of the year features dynamic, interactive, and powerfully innovative collaborations between original dance, music, mixed media, scenic art, lighting and costume design within live performance. The production focuses on deeply investigative creative processes with themes of nurturing, nourishing, sustaining, transmission, and transformation that also explore immersive perception and physical listening through the senses and body. Featuring internationally renowned choreographers from the Korea National University of the Arts working on the production include Samjin Kim and Jae Hyuk Jung. Additional original creative contributions by U.H.M. Dance and Music faculty and local Hawai‘i artists include choreography by Sai Bhatawadekar, Kaʻohinani Yojo Daniels, Betsy Fisher, Kara Jhalak Miller, Amy Schiffner, and Jonathan Clarke Sypert, music by Keith Cross, Takuma Itoh, and John Signor, and, movement-based media art by Larry Asakawa. These visionary artists are dedicated to creating fine contemporary productions with a wide range of dance genres that everyone can enjoy. Form within a Form is an exceptional opportunity for audiences in Honolulu to have access to these luminous dances and unique choreographic creations. This production is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts “Grants for Arts Projects.”

Pre-Show Chats that feature representatives from the production will begin at 6:45pm on SAT 11/12 and SAT 11/19.

*CONTENT WARNING: Flashing Lights*

PARKING NOTICE

Please be advised that there are football games on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 19. We have been assured that Kennedy Theatre patrons can pay the normal flat evening rate of $7 per vehicle after 4:00pm by using the parking vending machines behind Kennedy Theatre (and in the Korean Studies parking lot & Campus Center lot); no charge for parking on Sunday, Nov. 20. 

TICKETS

$8 UHM Student with valid UHM ID
$15 Non-UHM Student/Youth
$20 UHAA Member with card
$22 UH Faculty/Staff, Military, Senior
$25 Regular (Adult)

Click HERE to Purchase Tickets Online!!!

THROWBACK SATURDAY PRICES (valid for SAT NOV 12 show only):

$5 UHM Student
$10 Other Discount Groups
$15 Regular (Adult)

RESOURCES

Free Dance Workshops with Visiting Guest Choreographers from the Korea National University of the Arts
NEA Grant Announcement
Renowned Korean choreographers train UH Mānoa dancers for mainstage
Korean Choreographers Teach University of Hawaii Students for Upcoming Show
Press Release
Publicity Photos
Broadway World: UH Mānoa’s Department of Theatre + Dance’s Concert
UH Mānoa dance concert to feature Indigenous Korean contemporary works
VIDEO – Works in Progress Studio Showing – Dancers Prepare for the Kennedy Theatre Dance Concert
VIDEO – Behind the Scenes Clip and Interview with the Kennedy Theatre Costume Shop Designers as they make costumes for Jae Hyuk Jung and Samjin Kim’s Dances
VIDEO – Behind the Scenes Rehearsals – The Making of Form within a Form: Echoes and Reverberations
VIDEO – Samjin Kim Artist Residency Dance Rehearsals –  출정/Chuljeong: The Battle Against Invisible Fear
VIDEO – Jae Hyuk Jung Artist Residency Dance Rehearsals – Hangout
Ka Leo – “Form within a Form” at Kennedy Theatre

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

National Endowment for the Arts
Edward A. “Skeep” Langhans Foundation
UH Manoa Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity Office
East West Center Arts Program
Korea National University of the Arts
University of Hawai’i Music Program
Leeward Community College

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