DECEMBER 01, 2016
MTC presents ArMOUR, a mesmerizing love story brought to life through a uniquely illusory multimedia experience.
MTC presents ArMOUR, a mesmerizing love story brought to life through a uniquely illusory multimedia experience created and performed by artist, dancer and choreographer Lazaro Godoy.
MTC PRESENTS ARMOUR, A MESMERIZING LOVE STORY BROUGHT TO LIFE THROUGH A UNIQUELY ILLUSORY MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE
CREATED AND PERFORMED BY ARTIST, DANCER AND CHOREOGRAPHER LAZARO GODOY
Miami, FL (December 2016) – Miami Theater Center (MTC) is proud to present Lazaro Godoy’s latest brainchild, ArMOUR – A Love Story from Self to Others.
Together, in a spatial time-frame installation from the depths of Godoy’s fiery imagination, two beings express the most profound of human experiences – love.
Through an imaginative use of food, fragrance, color, and optical illusion – combined with art, photography, live-video, and interpretive body movements – you are taken on a journey of pure emotion.
Godoy says of his work, “In the dimness of the night, she appears. His long-time scars grow heavy, wrapping him in firm root-like branches that restrain him against his will. He breaks free, releasing the wild spirit within him, and exposing the purest bright magic – love. Like a snake sheds its skin, ArMOUR peels away the heavy excess, and the surrender to pure truth, deep within the soul, is illuminated.”
ArMOUR premieres on January 27th, 2016 at Miami Theater Center’s SandBox Theater. Show times will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8pm, and the exhibition will run from 2-7:30pm each day. Tickets: General Admission $25 for the live performance, and no fee to view the installation.
Performance and exhibition by Lazaro Godoy
January 27 – 29, 2016
A mesmerizing love story brought to life through a sensory, multimedia experience. Two beings exist in an illusory, spatial time-frame installation created by artist, dancer and choreographer, Lazaro Godoy. Through an imaginative use of food, fragrance, color, and optical illusion – combined with art, photography, live-video, and interpretive body movements – you will be taken on a journey of pure emotion that illuminates the soul.
Performance: Friday – Sunday 8pm
Exhibition: Friday – Sunday 2pm-7:30pm
Miami Theater Center – The SandBox
9806 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33138
For tickets & call: 305-751-9550
ABOUT LAZARO GODOY
Lazaro Godoy is a professional performer, multidisciplinary dance artist, and choreographer. Trained at The National Arts School in Cuba, he graduated from New World School of the Arts in1996, and from Juilliard School in 2000. After graduation, he moved to Europe and worked with companies Introdans (Netherlands), and Bern Ballet at Stadttheater (Switzerland) with choreographers Hans van Manen, Nils Christie, Jiri Kylian, David Parsons, and Stijn Cellis, amongst others. In 2006, as a freelance dancer and choreographer, he presented work at international festivals throughout Europe, Israel, and Russia. From 2008 to 2013, Lazaro created social awareness projects in Israel, and he performed and toured with the Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Companies. In 2013, he created GodoyPradera Projects & Programs with Carlota Pradera. They presented Bare Bones during the 2014 MTC SandBox Series. In 2015, he engaged in creative projects commissioned by Miami Light Project and Tigertail Productions. Brookdale – part of MTC’s past SandBox Series – also premiered in collaboration with Carlota Pradera. Today, Godoy continues his arts advocacy work and movement workshops throughout South Florida.
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