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What is an echo that resounds from the walls? Is it an invitation to inhabit a spatial interim, the terrain between viewer, performer, composer, and space? Where does the light shine? When entering a grand room of another era one can almost experience a presence, a conversation or something of the past coming forward divulging bits of personality, culture, preference. Or, it is stuck in time and you see the image of a past as the present, formal and forbidden teasing you to imagine yourself in this history, this room, this sketch of players, kings, queens, vagabonds, slaves, and archers.

Directed by Sara Shelton Mann in collaboration with Anya Cloud, Abby Crain, Jesse Hewit and Jesse Zaritt
Composer: Pamela Z (live)
Designer: Amy Trachtenberg

Sara Shelton Mann, Director in collaboration with the artists. Mann founded the performance group Contraband in San Francisco in 1984- 1996. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, 7 Isadora Duncan Awards, Lifetime Achievement Bay Guardian Award, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts Award.

photo by Robbie Sweeny


  • October 13, 2-3:30 PM

    Sara Shelton Mann will be teaching a FREE workshop including chi, writing, and material from ECHO. This workshop is part of the ODC Theater Institute series of shared practice sessions with season artists.

    To attend, RSVP by emailing theater@odc.dance.

All ticket sales are final. Performances, dancers, and guest artists subject to change.

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