10th Anniversary Season

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Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre announces 10th Anniversary Season

Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT) – an independent contemporary dance company based in New York City and Palestine – celebrates its 10th anniversary season with the performance of bound at the Seoul International Dance Festival, taking place on Sunday, October 18, 5:00pm at Sogang University’s Mary Hall in Seoul, South Korea. Additional performances are slated for Friday, October 9, 8:00pm, at the Mahmoud Darwish Cultural Center inNazareth and Saturday, October 10, 8:00pm at El-Hakawati Palestinian National Theater in Jerusalem.

Conceived across continents, and created in four languages, the upcoming tour of bound features an international cast of American, Japanese, and Palestinian performers, representing YSDT’s unwavering dedication to transnational collaboration and cross-cultural dialogue. The seven performers of bound are confronted by an ever-evolving landscape, fraught with boundaries that continuously test their physical and emotional limits. Set to an original score by boikutt, this evening length production tells the universal story of people who are restricted by society, politics, geography or gender.

In addition to these performances, YSDT Artistic Director Samar Haddad King and Associate Director Zoe Rabinowitz will offer public workshops at the Seoul International Dance Festival (Seoul, South Korea) on October 16; Chonbuk National University (Jeonju, South Korea) October 20-21; and Kobe Art Village Center (Kobe, Japan) October 23-25, 2015.

bound 2015 Tour and Ticketing Information

Mahmoud Darwish Cultural Center
Friday, October 20th at 8pm
5070 1 Nazareth
Tickets: +972524797422

El-Hakawati Palestinian National Theater
Saturday, October 10th at 8pm
4 Abu Obiedah Ibn Al Jarah Street, Jerusalem
Tickets: +972524797422

Seoul International Dance Festival
Sunday, October 18th at 5pm
Sogang University Mary Hall, Seoul, South Korea
Tickets: 20,000, 30,000, 40,000 SKW
Click here to purchase tickets.

2015 Tour Workshop Information

Workshop for Every Body
Presented by the Seoul International Dance Festival
Friday, October 16th at 8pm
Enter Stage Dance Hall, Seoul, South Korea
For tickets and more information visit: http://www.sidance.org/2015english/program/se.php
Email: realshj@sidance.org

Masterclass Series
Presented by Chonbuk National University
Tuesday, October 20 & Wednesday, October 21 from 6-8pm
567 Baekje-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea

Masterclass Series
Presented by Kobe Art Village Center
Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25
5 Chome-3-14 Shinkaichi, Hyogo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 652-0811, Japan
For tickets and more information visit: http://kavc.or.jp/play/pg557.html
Email: stage@kavc.or.jp

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