The Conference of the Birds
presented by Copious Dance Theater
Friday-Sunday, March 27-29,
Friday and Saturday 8:00PM, Sunday 2:00PM
Z Space, 450 Florida Street, San Francisco
Copious Dance Theater presents Conference of the Birds, a new piece from Artistic Director Kat (Worthington) Roman. Inspired by the ancient Persian poem with the same title by Farid ud-Din Attar, Conference of the Birds chronicles the journey of birds as they search for a leader. As the quest to find their leader ensues, Roman successfully moves her dancers to examine temptation, yearning, and self-discovery. Copious Dance Theater breathes vision and life into this ancient prose with a narrative that is accessible to any audience.
The evening will also include audience favorite, Taka, an energetic piece from Roman's Horton Technique students entitled Bleuphoria, and Glass Slippers, a new piece by guest choreographer Erik Wagner.