Tigertail 37th Season
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Friday & Saturday, October 14-15, 2016
8:30 pm


$20 students/artists/senior (65 +) with I.D.
$25 general admission
$50 VIP – priority entrance, complimentary

Note that this event has already taken place

Miami Dade County Auditorium
On.Stage Black Box
2901 West Flagler Street

To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Tigertail at 305 324 4337, info@tigertail.org, ten days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

ASL interpretation will be available during the Saturday, Oct. 15, performance.


Miami Dade County Auditorium has
a large, free, secure parking lot.
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in The Way You Look (at me) Tonight

In The Way You Look (at me) Tonight, Claire Cunningham and Jess Curtis combine performance, original live music, and video to wrestle (sometimes literally) with important questions about our habits and practices of perceiving each other and the world. It is a dance, a song, a story, a sculpture, a play, a fight, a journey to be sung, spoken, seen, felt, heard, read, viewed and approved (or disapproved) by leading Scottish self-identified disabled artist Claire Cunningham and US/Berlin choreographer/performer Jess Curtis.

View the preview excerpt shot during the 2015 San Francisco work-in-progress sessons:

Press quote from above rehearsal performance:

"Walking into a dance rehearsal, one doesn't expect to see a philosophy professor rolling on the floor doing contact improvisation. But when the choreographer is Jess Curtis, it's best to expect the unexpected." — Claudia Bower, San Francisco Chronicle

From the ArtBurst Miami interview article by Catherine Hollingsworth, Jess Curtis states: "… our sense organs don't exist in a vacuum. Our eyes don't do anything useful until they're in a head that turns and moves and looks around and a body that can change positions in a room. So our ability to perceive the world is very much shaped by our bodies and also the skills that we then accrue about how we use the body to produce sensation."      Read the full interview here

Press quotes from London world premiere performances September, 2016:

"Cunningham and Curtis disrupt the traditional, linear performance, turn it inside out making it messy, interactive and philosophical, focusing on gaps and absences both in movement and text, aided by a triptych of screens on which there is a continuous interplay of texts, images, videos."

"It's beautiful to observe Curtis and Cunningham up close; in one especially delicate sequence she uses him — and some of us — like stepping stones."— Donald Hutera, The Times (UK)

Jess and Claire will be presenting a free workshop, "Watch Me Watch You", on Wednesday, October 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Excello Dance Space (see address on the left panel). No registration is required. The workshop is "not necessarily just for dancers, but also for people with a body-based performance practice. The material is accessible to folks with diverse physicalities and the venue is barrier free/wheelchair accessible. We will investige sensing, movement, our perceptions of each other and of our environment."

Read more info about Jess Curtis, Claire Cunningham and The Way You Look (at me) Tonight at the Jess Curtis/Gravity website.

Claire Cunningham with Jess Curtis
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