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Mar 2, 2020

Pilobolus (2020)

Pilobolus (2020)

Pilobolus (2020)

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"It’s as if we’re being given a fleeting glimpse of the inner workings of the universe." —The New York Times

Back by popular demand! Pilobolus returns for an athletic and arresting performance that invites you to "Come to your senses." Engage with childlike wonder in the miracle of your senses through both classic and brand new repertory that begins by examining our biology and ends by utilizing the senses in a refreshing immersion in the biosphere.

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out. Order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time: 

Monday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.

Buying options: 

Save 15% with season tickets. Available in the Choice Option, or as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more

Program: 

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A history—and biology—of Pilobolus

"For their Boulder performance, titled 'Come to your senses,' reinvention looks like videos of vintage science experiments, words spelled in 'foot font,' dancers wearing giant eyeballs on their heads, and a dance about fraternity and brotherhood."

CU Presents

Read the full review - A history—and biology—of Pilobolus

A 36-Year Conversation Between Art and Athletics

"The continuity of changing imagery, the easy sensuousness and the wonderful push-me-pull-you surprises of the physicality: These still seem to come right out of their makers’ dreams and into ours."

The New York Times

Read the full review - A 36-Year Conversation Between Art and Athletics

Review: Pilobolus’ ‘Shadowland’ Is Confounding And Convincing

"Pilobolus has spent almost half a century demonstrating that the human form has an infinite capacity for transformation through movement and imagination. The company’s recent fascination with the potential of storytelling through the ancient art of shadow theater is yet another iteration of their own exploration, one that can both delight audiences and confound their expectations of dance."

89.3 WFPL News

Read the full review - Review: Pilobolus’ ‘Shadowland’ Is Confounding And Convincing

BWW Review: Pilobolus Presents SHADOWLAND

"The remarkable quality of the Pilobolus dancers is that they can fulfill dual roles as both storytellers and athletic dancers. They can partner with astonishing ease into the most contorted yet beautiful shapes, while also never breaking character."

Broadway World

Read the full review - BWW Review: Pilobolus Presents SHADOWLAND

Dance review: Pilobolus traffics in transformations

"Energetic, strong and fearless, these dancers embrace influences from hip hop to martial arts to frothy comedy. Watching them is exhilarating."

Madison.com

Read the full review - Dance review: Pilobolus traffics in transformations

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