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SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS photo and music clip

July 9, 2010









The interdisciplinary and cross genre contemporary opera SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS opens tonight, Th July 8, 2010 and continues through Sn July 18, 2010.

 
Dress rehearsal photo from the scene “Change.”

singers (l-r): Cesili Williams, Deon Sams, Matthew McCray, Patty Cornell, Silvie Zamora, Alan Jay House, Jamey Hood

Photo credit: Michael Tullberg.

Excerpt – Stones Dance  
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EXCERPT-Stones-Dance-SD2010.mp3 (802 KB)

Audio excerpt from the scene “Stones Dance.”
Music by Bart Hopkin, The Songs & Dances Orchestra.
Groaner: Dory Shultz


SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS was developed and cultivated by Director O-Lan Jones in an extensive guided collaboration that involves twenty one librettists, eleven composers, Costume and Scenic Designer Snezana Petrovic, Musical Director David O, Instrument Inventor Bart Hopkin, Choreographer Nina Winthrop, twenty performers, a nine-piece live orchestra, dozens of crew members, scores of community volunteers, and many others.

SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS

7/8 to 7/18 $25-$50
Th,F,Sa,Sn 8pm + Sn 2pm
Map of The Songs & Dances Warehouse 
Purchase tickets online or by phone: 323-655-2410
Visit the event’s web page


 

 

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SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS -Concept to Execution

July 3, 2010
The production team from SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS has given us a glimpse of their creative process, from concept to execution.


Compare/ contrast this photo (credit:  Michael Tullberg) from the scene: “How People Get From Here To There” with the original conceptual graphic as illustrated by costume and set designer Snezana Petrovic.









 

Three preview performances remain for SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS.

 
Tonight, 7/2 and tomorrow, 7/3 at 8pm, and Sunday, 7/4 2pm matinee.
 
SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS opens Thursday, July 7, and runs for two weekends, closing on July 18th.
 
 
SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS

PREVIEW PERFORMANCES 7/1 to 7/4 $15-$40
Th,F,Sa 8pm Sn 2pm
PERFORMANCES 7/8 to 7/18 $25-$50
Th,F,Sa,Sn 8pm, Sn 2pm
Map of The Songs & Dances Warehouse 
Purchase tickets online or by phone: 323-655-2410
Visit the event’s web page

 

Preview Performances of SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS 7/1 to 7/4

June 30, 2010

Lead actress Jamey Hood in Paper Dress.  Photo credit:  Michael Tullberg

After 7 years in development, months of rehearsals, and weeks of community art-making workshops to create the sets & costumes (out of mostly recycled & reclaimed materials), Overtone Industries is set to open:

SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS









Previews begin this weekend (7/1 to 7/4).  Prices range from $15 – $40.

Check out this excerpt from the number, “The Land Before Language.”  Music by David O.  The Songs & Dances Orchestra Singers: Melody Butiu, Patty Cornell, Arsene Delay, Cesili Williams, Dory Shultz, MJ Silva, Matthew McCray, Alan Jay House, Michael Harris. 

Excerpt – The Land Before Language  
Download now or listen on posterous

EXCERPT-The-Land-Before-Language-SD2010.mp3 (1032 KB)

 
SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS
PREVIEW PERFORMANCES 7/1 to 7/4 $15-$40
Th,F,Sa 8pm Sn 2pm
Map of The Songs & Dances Warehouse
Purchase tickets online or by phone: 323-655-2410
Visit the event’s web page

 

Special Developmental Performance of SONGS & DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS 6/14

June 10, 2010

A special developmental performance of Overtone Industries’ SONGS & DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS has been announced for Monday, June 14 at 8pm, at The Actors’ Gang in Culver City.  This performance is not the full site-specific opera with full production values, but an intimate taste of the show featuring a selection of songs from the production.


photo credit: Michael B. Harrington

Musical Director David O and pianist Brent Crayon will be performing live at this special performance, and audience members will participatein a feedback session with Director O-Lan Jones and Costume and Scenic Designer Snezana Petrovic.

The full production of SONGS & DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS is scheduled to open on July 8, 2010.

A Special developmental Performance of: SONGS & DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS
6/14 8pm $10
Map of The Actors’ Gang
Purchase tickets
Visit Overtone Industries’ web page