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EROSION Final Gallery Viewing + Culminating Dance Performance

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


EROSION: Final Gallery Viewing + Culminating Dance Performance | June 21st 7:00-9:00pm

Join us for the final gallery viewing & culminating dance performance of EROSION: landscape reveals us, a project by Alex McBride as part of Basin Arts ProjectSpace Residency

June 21, 2024
7:00pm | House Opens
7:30pm | Performance Begins

Purchase Tickets: https://givebutter.com/erosion

EROSION: landscape reveals us is an alternative performance + research encapsulation that explores and investigates the connective tissue between the human body and the land body. Through this research, I provoke the viewer’s thoughts about erosion in their own lives. We are all connected to a land that is eroding. We are all resisting gravity together, pushing against the same Earth-body supporting us. The performance is proposed as an open-ended thought: what is eroding in my life?

Our bodies tell the stories of the land.

Land tells the stories of our bodies.

ABOUT THE ARTIST | Alex McBride is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana. He received his BFA in Dance from The University of Arizona in Tucson and his MFA in Dance from Hollins University. Alex has danced and trained with San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, 10 Hairy Legs (NYC), The Limón Dance Company (NYC), and Basin Dance Collective (Lafayette). Alex is a highly sought-after performer and teacher. He has studied, performed, and taught across North America, Central America, and Europe. Most recently, he was nominated for a BESSIE award for his role in Adam Weinert’s reconstruction, MONUMENTS: Echoes in the Dance Archives, which was staged at the New York Public Library. Alex is on the faculty at Perry-Mansfield in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Alex is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Prior to returning to his hometown, he was an Assistant Professor of Dance at Northwestern State University. Alongside his performance and teaching endeavors, Alex’s choreography and research are currently exploring the intersection of dance with geography and place.

ProjectSpace Residency is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment of the Arts. Marketing support is provided by LCVC through the Lafayette Visitors Enterprise Fund.

This dance performance will kick off the Summer of Dance series presented by Basin Arts + Acadiana Center for the Arts.  This series will feature 4 all new live dance performances created by local choreographers.  A new work will premiere each month June thru September.  Erosion will be the ONLY performance occuring at Basin Arts 113 Clinton Street.  All other performances will take place at Acadiana Center for the Arts.


June 21
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Basin Arts
113 Clinton Street.
LAFAYETTE, LA 70501 United States
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