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Yowzie

Description

Simply put, PRELUDES AND FUGUES is the world as it ought to be, YOWZIE as it is. The FANFARES celebrate both."
-Twyla Tharp, 2015

Photos

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  • Yowzie
    Matthew Dibble and Rika Okamoto in YOWZIE costumes for a promotional shoot. Photo by Ruven Afanador.
  • Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour
    Ron Todorowski, Amy Ruggiero, and John Selya in YOWZIE costumes for a promotional shoot. Photo by Ruven Afanador.
  • Yowzie
    Matthew Dibble and Rika Okamoto in YOWZIE. Photo by Sharon Bradford.

Video

"Yowzie" © Twyla Tharp
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Music

Music Program:
Music: American Jazz, recorded by Henry Butler/Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9
I. "Buddy Bolden's Blues" by Jelly Roll Morton
II. "Wolverine Blues" by Jelly Roll Morton
III. "Gimme a Pigfoot" by Wesley Wilson
IV. "Viper's Drag" by Thomas "Fats" Waller
V. "Booker Time" by Henry Butler
VI. "King Porter" by Jelly Roll Morton
VII. "Henry's Boogie" by Henry Butler
Audio Sample: 
"Viper's Drag" written by Thomas "Fats" Waller, recorded by Henry Butler/Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9.

Performance History

Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
September 18, 2015
Notes:
Additional performance on September 19, 2015.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
September 24, 2015
Notes:
Performance is at 7:30pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
September 27, 2015
Notes:
Performance is at 7:30pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
October 1, 2015
Notes:
Additional performances on October 2nd and 3rd, 2015.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
October 6, 2015
Notes:
Performance takes place at 8:00pm.
The Grenada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
October 9, 2015
Notes:
Performance takes place at 7:00pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
White Bird, Portland, OR
October 14, 2015
Notes:
Performance takes place at 7:30pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
October 16, 2015
Notes:
Additional performances on October 17th at 8pm and October 18th at 3pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
October 20, 2015
Notes:
Performance takes place at 8:00pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans, LA
October 24, 2015
Notes:
The performance will take place at 8:00pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
October 28, 2015
Notes:
Performance takes place at 7:30pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
November 3, 2015
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL
November 5, 2015
Notes:
Additional performances on November 6th and 7th at 7:30pm and November 8th at 2:00pm.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
November 11, 2015
Notes:
Additional performances run through November 14th.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation
David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
November 17, 2015
Notes:
Additional performances take place November 18th and 19th at 7:30pm, November 20th and 21st at 8:00pm, and November 21st and 22nd at 2:00pm.
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