Elevator Project 2018/2019

Aladdin, حبيبي

Presented by Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

October 11 – 14, 2018

Wyly Studio Theatre

2400 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201


Seating Information

In the spirit of this performance, the majority of seating for Aladdin, حبيبي will be individual cushions on the floor. A limited number of chairs and benches will be available. Seating is general admission on a first come first serve basis.

…we always want to be telling the most human stories in the most human way…”

Joshua L. Peugh, Artistic Director
Read the D Magazine article.

THE PROJECT: Aladdin, حبيبي is a meditation on American rhetoric regarding the Middle East and the stereotypes associated with Middle Eastern races and cultures. The new work also explores how time and imagination have transformed the original tale of Aladdin and his magical lamp.

ABOUT DCCD: Dark Circles Contemporary Dance was founded in 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. The Company’s Dallas-based branch—lead by internationally award-winning choreographer and Dance Magazine “25 to Watch” breakout star of 2015, Joshua L. Peugh—has been hailed as “the area’s most exciting dance company” (Star-Telegram) and as the “Best Dance Company” by D Magazine (2015 & 2016) and Dallas Observer (2016). The young company has been praised as “frequently stunning, and always fascinating” (DFW.com) and commended for innovative combinations of classical technique and modern movement styles. Since its inception, the company has performed nationally and internationally at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Theater am Aegi (Germany), Seoul Arts Center (South Korea), and at the Ailey Citigroup Theater (New York), among others. Repertory includes works by Joshua L. Peugh, Sidra Bell, Mark Caserta & Mikey Morado, Eoghan Dillon, Gregory Dolbashian, Mike Esperanza, James Gregg, Gabrielle Lamb, Fabio Liberti, and MADBOOTS. DCCD is dedicated to bringing the progressive work of international choreographers and dancers to a worldwide audience.


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