STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos :: sym.

Friday, April 12 – Saturday, April 13
8pm / Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Ave

sym. is an evening-length dance work by Pittsburgh-based choreographer Staycee Pearl and DJ/sound designer Soy Sos, in collaboration with acclaimed visual artist Barbara Weissberger. sym. employs dynamic movement infused with live experimental sound and a rich visual experience to delve into the writings of esteemed African-American science fiction novelist Octavia Butler. The multidisciplinary ensemble explores Butler’s vampire-themed novel Fledgling, to dig deeper into a recurring theme in her work: symbiosis. 

Made possible by the generous support of The National Endowments for the Arts, The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Opportunity Fund, & the Lift Grant.

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