A festive evening celebrating MIFA Victory Theatre and Wistariahurst upcoming spring events.
Featuring Wayfarer by Wendy Woodson and Into the Shade/Work and Culture by Deborah Baronas.
Shot on location at Wistariahurst, Wayfarer is a film by Wendy Woodson, Artist Director and Professor of Theater and Dance at Amherst College, with Israeli choreographer Idan Cohen and dancer Noa Shiloh. The dance performance features ‘Songs of a Wayfarer’ by Gustav Mahler. Woodson will be present for a Q & A following the short film and Don Sanders, MIFA Executive Artistic Director, will talk about modern dance, setting the stage for MIFA’s two upcoming major spring dance offerings.
Into the Shade/Work and Culture is an installationbyDeborah Baronas whose hand stenciled transparent scrims, paintings, artifacts, and video allow us to enter the energy and spirit, the patterns, shadows, rhythms and movements of 19th century workers in fields, factories, and domestic surroundings.