Saturday December 20th, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Parsons Dance Company delivers its signature blend of sexy athleticism and joyous movement on Dec. 20, 2014. On tap for the evening: sizzling New Orleans inspired "Whirlaway," set to the music of legendary jazz trumpeter Allen Toussaint; Trey McIntyre's duet "Hymn;" the new work of former Parsons dancer and Generation NOW Fellow Natalie Lomonte; and the perennial favorite David Parsons' signature piece "Caught" (featuring a soloist leaping more than 100 times as strobe lights create the illusion of flight). For tickets, call 435-655-3114 or visit EcclesCenter.org.
Tuesday December 30th, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Cirque Mechanics will present its a dazzling new show, "Pedal Punk," on Dec. 30, 2014. This rowdy circus-on-wheels whirls onstage with acrobatic artistry inspired by mechanical genius. The centerpiece contraption dreamed up by the company's creator and BMX rider Chris Lashua, the "Gantry Bike," travels the stage via the force of aerial and ground acts. From unicyclists to high-flying artists, the spinning-flipping-clowning romp delights audiences ages four to 100. For tickets, call 435-655-3114 or visit EcclesCenter.org.