Choreographic Commissions & Performances
Adaptations Dance Theater (July 2018)
One of the driving goals of ADT has been to sustain and contribute to the art movement in Hawai'i by offering a home to professional contemporary dancers, as well as create an outlet through which world-renowned dance can be regularly experienced by the local community. Through Bring it Home, ADT hopes to inspire a culturally-dynamic and continually growing community of dance on Maui by bringing home professional dancers to share their gifts with the community that raised them, as well as giving performance opportunities to dynamic, professional Maui resident artists.
it is free (February 2018)
'it is free' is the first choreographic work in a series of explorations on the characteristics of play and its relationship to evolution, humanity, and culture.
“In play there is something ‘at play’ which transcends the immediate needs of life and imparts meaning to the action. All play means something.”
-- Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens
Illume (May 2018)
THE LADY WITH THE LAMP A poignant tribute to the life and ground-breaking contributions of Florence Nightingale, a visionary who set the standard for modern medical care and revolutionized the nursing profession, choreographed by Michael Lowe and Sarah-Jane Measor.
SWAN LAKE, Pas de Cinq In this dazzling display of classical technique, an excerpt from Dennis Nahat’s brilliant full-length Swan Lake, four princesses vie to win the heart of Prince Siegfried.
CROSSING THE RUBICON: Passing the Point of No Return Inspired by the current plight of Syrian refugees, renowned dancemaker Donald McKayle’s masterpiece captures the struggles, fears, and experiences of those forced to flee their homeland.