Published On: Sat, Oct 5th, 2013

Trillium explores ‘How to Lose a Mountain’ this weekend

Trillium invites you to Exploring “How to Lose a Mountain,” a look into the movement theatre piece based on an ambitious 500 mile journey from her DC light switch to the coal fields of WV undertaken by the Dance Exchange Artistic Director Cassie Meador. The performance will be on The Lewis stage Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and will feature:
• Keynote Address/Demonstration from Meador on her process in creating the piece
• Poetry from Sarah Elkins
• Derek Teaney of Appalachian Mountain Advocates delivering his “Ted Talk”
• Music from Terrence Zimmerman &
• Dance from Matthew Cumbie
Admission: $6 adult; $3 full-time students and AmeriCorps free age 6 and under at 115 N Court St. in Historic Downtown Lewisburg.
Don’t Miss Our Workshops
Workshop for Dancers/Choreographers will be offered for artists and teachers Friday evening 4-5:30 p.m. at The Lewis Theater. The fee of $30 includes both the advanced and community workshops, a total of five hours, as well as admission to “How to Lose a Mountain.”
All Ages Movement Workshop, open to the interested general public will take place Sunday afternoon 1:15-3:30 p.m. at the Lewis Theater also. The fee is $20 and includes admission to “How to Lose a Mountain.”
Sponsored in part by Freshwater Folk Festival, Trillium Performing Arts Collective, Hollowell Foundation Inc and Appalachian Mountain Advocates.