In a new evening-length performance pairing contemporary dance with multimedia, “The Fate of Choice,” beautifully and provocatively explores the world through opposing landscapes: Free Will vs. Determinism. “Do we truly have free will or are our lives pre-determined?” With a post-show artist talk-back.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Motion X Dance DC (Motion X) is a contemporary dance company based in the Washington DC area. Stephanie Dorrycott founded the company in 2013 with the goal of creating a contemporary modern repertory company that supports the individuality and artistic development of dancers. Motion X is passionate about creating relatable dance pieces that reflect on the human experience while seeking to attract new audiences for dance. Our mission is to share innovative and thought-provoking dance works to all kinds of people, artistic and not, presented from a diverse range of choreographers working in a collaborative environment. Motion X is also committed to dance education and outreach, holding multiple events per year that invite the community to take part in the company’s creative process. The Motion X Summer Workshop is the company’s fastest-growing program, bringing together dancers from across the east coast for an intense and immersive weekend of training. Motion X has produced successful productions as part of Capital Fringe Festival and Atlas Intersections Festival, receiving accolades from critics and reviewers of DC Theatre Scene, DC Metro Theater Arts, Washington City Paper, and The Dance Journalism Project. In addition, the company has also appeared as part of TEDx Herndon and has performed at The John F. Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. They have been presented at Charlotte Dance Festival, the Richmond Choreographer’s Showcase, and most recently at the 36th Annual Choreographer’s Showcase at the University of Maryland. Motion X Dance DC is a resident company of Joy of Motion Dance Center.