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Rhythmically Speaking presents The Cohort 2022: Stage

August 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$18 – $24

An evening of jazz and American social dance-inspired live dance works

A reimagining of RS’ beloved and long-running annual August production, The Cohort is built to support and share vibrant different perspectives on and via jazz and American social dance ideas. Details:

WHAT: The Cohort 2022: Stage
WHEN: August 11-13 @ 7:30pm (talk-back after 8/12 show) and August 13 @ 2pm (pay as you are)
WHERE: The Southern Theater (Minneapolis)
TICKETS: Link included ($20 in advance, $24 at the door, $18 for students and seniors, name your price for ‘pay as you are’)

This year’s stage production The Cohort 2022 features work by:

Rae Charles (Local Artist & RS Company Member)
Kathleen Doherty (Visiting Artist – Halifax, NS Canada)
Erinn Liebhard (RS Artistic & Executive Director)
Laura Ann Smyth (Visiting Artist – Los Angeles, CA)

Charles’ new piece Learning to Understand uses the metaphor of falling in love to explore how we come to understand ourselves and one another, and visitor Kathleen Doherty is remounting her work BASSline, which takes inspiration from how prominent bass lines within music influence movement choices, rhythmic timing and shapes in the dancers’ bodies. Liebhard’s new work An Opening is a musing on the synergy of keeping it together and breaking apart, and visitor Laura Smyth is setting her work Character A/Musings, using the jazz idiom to consider the way in which we invent and reinvent ourselves throughout our lifetimes.

To learn more about this production, the film screening that is a part of The Cohort program and Rhythmically Speaking, visit rhythmicallyspeakingdance.org.


August 13
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$18 – $24
Event Category:


Rhythmically Speaking
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Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
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