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Triskelion Arts 
Muriel Schulman Theater
106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn
Enter on Banker Street



Thurs-Sat, 8:00 pm; October 18-20



$18 in advance, $22 at the door
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277 Dance Project

277 Dance Project

Culturadar Find Culturadar Find

Cardboard Stage explores the shifting social complexities of self-perception in relation to our environment and exposes the challenges facing the individual seeking self worth and meaning within a power-driven society. Deeply rooted in urban social issues, Cardboard Stage is the outcome of a two-year experimental collaboration between choreographer Nicole Philippidis, filmmaker Jennifer Klein, and award-winning musician Johnny Philippidis.

Original music and sound score capture the mood - the grey mechanical world of an inner city; adding splashes of color with rhythmical percussion, guitar, and keyboard. The expressive choreography is performed against the backdrop of video imagery and is immersed in the tapestry of sounds, a persistent reminder of the urban soundscape - sirens, traffic, whispering of people, and indistinct radio - all inspired by New York City.