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Gleason (2016, 1 hour 51 minutes)
Saturday, July 8, 2:30 pm
Former professional football player Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS, shortly before learning his wife, Michel, was expecting their first child. This film chronicles a family’s remarkable response to devastating challenges. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Unlimited- A creative response to living with ALS, supported by the UF Creative B program.
Dust to Dust
Saturday, July 22, 3 pm
This group piece, choreographed by Haley Simmons, UF Center for World Arts / Harn Choreographer-in-Residence, juxtaposes the ephemeral nature of life and the tangible permanence of visual art. Movements convey the impactful moments in life and the indistinguishable in-betweens, emphasizing the significance of both. Discussion to follow.
Drauma: Exploring Trauma through Dance
Thursday, August 10, 6:30 and 7:30 pm, during Museum Nights
Alexandria Davis, BFA, will perform an original work focused on the traumas of resilience. Through a fusion of dance aesthetics, including modern, ballet, hip-hop and African dance, she will explore the impact of poverty, classicism, racism, domestic violence and abuse on individuals’ lives. Discussion to follow.
A Walk in the Ocean
Open rehearsals: Saturday, August 5, 11 am and 3 pm, Sunday, August 6, 3 pm
Performance: Thursday, August 10, during Museum Nights
This 15-minute play by Mark Harvey Levine takes you out to sea as a couple dives into their relationship. Visitors are welcome to view the open rehearsals. Seating will be provided.
Everything you Need
Saturday, August 26, 3 pm
This 90-minute play by Gainesville-based playwright Sarah Bewley explores free will and fate in a small shop where you can find everything you need. This play includes some profanities.