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Description


PILOBLUS and SHOCK EVENTS are pleased to announce that the groundbreaking show SHADOWLAND will perform at the one and only Dubai World Trade Centre, from Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.


SHADOWLAND is a first of its kind presentation of multi-media, shadow play and dance and is touring North America following four successful years in Europe.

Created by famed dance company PILOBOLUS after years of experimentation with short-form shadow play, SHADOWLAND is part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert.

It was conceived in collaboration with Steven Banks, lead writer for the playfully surreal animated series ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’, and is propelled by a rhythmic original score by the popular American musician, producer, and film composer David Poe.

SHADOWLAND combines PILOBOLUS’s legendary approach to modern dance with high-energy,fast- paced multimedia innovation, including multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes, and a mind-bending merging of projected images and front-of-screen choreography that leverage darkness and light.

European critics are in awe of SHADOWLAND: Stuttgarter Zeitung said, “Watching SHADOWLAND makes you speechless … Pilobolus has given us something beautiful, touching and completely unexpected;”

And, Le Parisien called SHADOWLAND “an amazing spectacle of inventiveness which is unclassifiable and inspiring.”

The Story: 
Night. A small house on a modest street. A teenage girl prepares for bed. While to her parents she is still a little girl, she longs for her independence.

With nowhere for her thoughts to go but into her dreams, she sleeps, only to wake to something incredible lurking behind her bedroom wall—her shadow.

Walls spin, darkness swallows the girl, and she’s off on a journey into Shadowland—searching for a way out.

Thus begins SHADOWLAND, a signature Pilobolus performance with the fluid logic of a dream, the grace of an acrobatic dance, the humor of a child’s cartoon diversion and the heart of a love story.

SHADOWLAND celebrates the strange and wonderful power of the dark to show us who we are in unexpected and utterly thrilling ways.

PILOBOLUS is named after a barnyard fungus that propels its spores with extraordinary speed, accuracy and strength.

The dance company was founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971 and they continually form diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance.

Physically and intellectually, the company engages and inspires audiences around the world through performance, education and creative consultation.

BACK TO SCHOOL OFFER
Book now and receive a 30% discount using code: BTS30

Timings:
Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.

  • Thu 13 Sep from 5pm until 6.30pm
  • Thu 13 Sep from 9.30pm until 11pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm

Price:
• AED 230
Silver
• AED 400 Gold
• AED 650 Platinum
• AED 1,000 Royal

PILOBLUS and SHOCK EVENTS are pleased to announce that the groundbreaking show SHADOWLAND will perform at the one and only Dubai World Trade Centre, from Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.


SHADOWLAND is a first of its kind presentation of multi-media, shadow play and dance and is touring North America following four successful years in Europe.

Created by famed dance company PILOBOLUS after years of experimentation with short-form shadow play, SHADOWLAND is part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert.

It was conceived in collaboration with Steven Banks, lead writer for the playfully surreal animated series ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’, and is propelled by a rhythmic original score by the popular American musician, producer, and film composer David Poe.

SHADOWLAND combines PILOBOLUS’s legendary approach to modern dance with high-energy,fast- paced multimedia innovation, including multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes, and a mind-bending merging of projected images and front-of-screen choreography that leverage darkness and light.

European critics are in awe of SHADOWLAND: Stuttgarter Zeitung said, “Watching SHADOWLAND makes you speechless … Pilobolus has given us something beautiful, touching and completely unexpected;”

And, Le Parisien called SHADOWLAND “an amazing spectacle of inventiveness which is unclassifiable and inspiring.”

The Story: 
Night. A small house on a modest street. A teenage girl prepares for bed. While to her parents she is still a little girl, she longs for her independence.

With nowhere for her thoughts to go but into her dreams, she sleeps, only to wake to something incredible lurking behind her bedroom wall—her shadow.

Walls spin, darkness swallows the girl, and she’s off on a journey into Shadowland—searching for a way out.

Thus begins SHADOWLAND, a signature Pilobolus performance with the fluid logic of a dream, the grace of an acrobatic dance, the humor of a child’s cartoon diversion and the heart of a love story.

SHADOWLAND celebrates the strange and wonderful power of the dark to show us who we are in unexpected and utterly thrilling ways.

PILOBOLUS is named after a barnyard fungus that propels its spores with extraordinary speed, accuracy and strength.

The dance company was founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971 and they continually form diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance.

Physically and intellectually, the company engages and inspires audiences around the world through performance, education and creative consultation.

BACK TO SCHOOL OFFER
Book now and receive a 30% discount using code: BTS30

Timings:
Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.

  • Thu 13 Sep from 5pm until 6.30pm
  • Thu 13 Sep from 9.30pm until 11pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm

Price:
• AED 230
Silver
• AED 400 Gold
• AED 650 Platinum
• AED 1,000 Royal

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

ˣ Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 332 1000
event_available Thu, 13 Sep 18 to Sat, 15 Sep 18
access_time Event Starts: 17:00 to 18:30 on Thu
Event Starts: 15:00 to 16:30 on Fri, Sat
Event Starts: 19:30 to 21:00 on Fri, Sat
payment Silver: AED 230.00
Gold: AED 400.00
Platinum: AED 650.00
Royal: AED 1,000.00
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Description


PILOBLUS and SHOCK EVENTS are pleased to announce that the groundbreaking show SHADOWLAND will perform at the one and only Dubai World Trade Centre, from Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.


SHADOWLAND is a first of its kind presentation of multi-media, shadow play and dance and is touring North America following four successful years in Europe.

Created by famed dance company PILOBOLUS after years of experimentation with short-form shadow play, SHADOWLAND is part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert.

It was conceived in collaboration with Steven Banks, lead writer for the playfully surreal animated series ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’, and is propelled by a rhythmic original score by the popular American musician, producer, and film composer David Poe.

SHADOWLAND combines PILOBOLUS’s legendary approach to modern dance with high-energy,fast- paced multimedia innovation, including multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes, and a mind-bending merging of projected images and front-of-screen choreography that leverage darkness and light.

European critics are in awe of SHADOWLAND: Stuttgarter Zeitung said, “Watching SHADOWLAND makes you speechless … Pilobolus has given us something beautiful, touching and completely unexpected;”

And, Le Parisien called SHADOWLAND “an amazing spectacle of inventiveness which is unclassifiable and inspiring.”

The Story: 
Night. A small house on a modest street. A teenage girl prepares for bed. While to her parents she is still a little girl, she longs for her independence.

With nowhere for her thoughts to go but into her dreams, she sleeps, only to wake to something incredible lurking behind her bedroom wall—her shadow.

Walls spin, darkness swallows the girl, and she’s off on a journey into Shadowland—searching for a way out.

Thus begins SHADOWLAND, a signature Pilobolus performance with the fluid logic of a dream, the grace of an acrobatic dance, the humor of a child’s cartoon diversion and the heart of a love story.

SHADOWLAND celebrates the strange and wonderful power of the dark to show us who we are in unexpected and utterly thrilling ways.

PILOBOLUS is named after a barnyard fungus that propels its spores with extraordinary speed, accuracy and strength.

The dance company was founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971 and they continually form diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance.

Physically and intellectually, the company engages and inspires audiences around the world through performance, education and creative consultation.

BACK TO SCHOOL OFFER
Book now and receive a 30% discount using code: BTS30

Timings:
Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 September 2018.

  • Thu 13 Sep from 5pm until 6.30pm
  • Thu 13 Sep from 9.30pm until 11pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Fri 14 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 3pm until 4.30pm
  • Sat 15 Sep from 7.30pm until 9pm

Price:
• AED 230
Silver
• AED 400 Gold
• AED 650 Platinum
• AED 1,000 Royal