An artistic response to climate change

Australia is burning. The Arctic is melting. The most pressing issue of the day — climate change — has pushed artists to grapple with this global emergency in profound, complex and expressive ways.

So audiences for “Floe,” a world premiere coming to Union Theater Jan. 22-24, should be prepared: It will not be a simple experience.

A dance theater work, “Floe” will combine movement, art, sound, spoken text, lighting and more. Images from a changing Arctic will be projected on large inflatable icebergs. Voices from the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico will be heard. And just as a floe — a sheet of floating ice – travels its own path, both the dancers and the audience will move between Memorial Union’s Play Circle Theater and the stage of Shannon Hall, encountering more surprises along the way...

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