MINNEAPOLIS — Sacred Garden 2016 is an outdoor performance art experience centering stories of womanhood. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, Friday, Oct. 7, and Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.
Meet at 10th Avenue and 34th Street in Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis. Performances are outdoors so bring a folding chair and dress for the weather.
This intergenerational and multicultural ensemble includes Rachael Bird, Maryam Houshyar, Filsan Ibrahim, Zea Leguizamon, Lula Saleh, Simone Rendon, Vidhya Shanker, Sarojini Pokawa, and Star Williams. The artists share their life-passages through improvised movement and poetry, featuring live music by Douglas Ewart and Ana Begej. Masked creatures, puppetry, and Butoh Dance evoke dreamlike scenes of a modern fairytale.
Directed by Malia Burkhart. Co-sponsored by Pangea World Theater. This project is supported by Forecast Public Art with funding from The McKnight Foundation and audience donations.