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Limitless presents an evening of masterwork reconstructions and world premieres, including Conservatory faculty member Kurt Douglas's restaging of José Limón's A Choreographic Offering; reconstructions by preeminent choreographers Kate Weare and Margo Sappington; world premieres by hip-hop artist Jennifer Archibald and renowned choreographer and director Otis Sallid; and the Metallica Project, a Conservatory/College collaboration featuring a contemporary dance reimagination of Metallica's songs arranged, recorded, and performed in four different styles by the Berklee Indian Ensemble, the Berklee Balkan Choir, Berklee Global Jazz trio, and the Berklee American Roots Ensemble.
This performance has been selected as part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's 2018–2019 Center Stage collection. Learn more about Center Stage and view all Center Stage performances.
Bands ranging from Americana and jazz to Berklee’s Balkan Choir and Indian Ensemble reimagined Metallica songs for Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Center Stage dance concert, Limitless, featuring original choreography from renowned choreographer and director Otis Sallid, the 2018–2019 Boston Conservatory at Berklee Kunkemueller Artist in Residence.
About the Production Staff
Tommy Neblett, Producer/Dean of Dance
Don Curioso, Production Manager
Sarah Ford, Stage Manager for Limitless
Andrew T. Chandler, Technical Director
Jesse Washburn, Assistant Technical Director
Audrey Kimball, Zack Box Technical Director/Mainstage Lead Technician
Victoria Sweetser, Lighting Supervisor
J. Collin Priddy-Barnum, A1/Sound Supervisor
Evey Connerty-Marin, Production Electrician
Rebecca Shannon Butler, Costume Shop Manager
Amanda Feeley, Assistant Costume Shop Manager
Meghan Garvey, Sam Martin, Alison Pugh, Drapers/Stitchers
Emily Fargo White, Wardrobe Manager
Jaclyn Cohen, Assistant Wardrobe Manager
Lee Viliesis, Assistant Costume Designer
Jonathan Rooney, Stage Supervisor
Victoria Garcia, Ensembles Coordinator
Kurt Douglas, Associate Professor of Dance
Mila Thigpen, Chair of Dance
READ: Faculty Member Kurt Douglas Pays Homage to Dance Forebears in Limón Reconstruction
Each spring, the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dance Division teams up with award-winning guest choreographers to stage world premieres and masterwork reconstructions in the school’s annual spring dance concert, Limitless. This year, alongside five other works, Associate Professor of Dance Kurt Douglas shares a treasured piece of dance history with his students—a reconstruction of José Limón’s A Choreographic Offering, originally performed by the Limón Dance Company in 1964. Click here to read more.