Sonia Plumb Dance Company Presents The Dance Of Da Vinci

HARTFORD, CT (March 6, 2018) – More than five hundred years later, Leonardo da Vinci continues to fascinate and intrigue. And now Sonia Plumb Dance has created an exciting new work inspired by his genius. With Leonardo as her muse, award-winning choreographer Sonia Plumb explores the artist and polymath’s relationship with Renaissance Humanism and the inextricable connection between science and art. Performances are Saturday, April 21st at 8pm and Sunday April 22nd at 4pm. Tickets are $25-$38 and can be purchased online at bushnell.org or by calling the box office at 860-987-5900. Senior and student discounts are available: $5 off for seniors and $10 off for students. 

“To dance is human. I have been interested in Leonardo da Vinci’s work and his connection to humanity as it relates to dance for many years,” says Ms. Plumb. 

Sonia Plumb Dance is known for its vivid choreography and compelling stories, driven by creative collaborations with artists, musicians, professors and puppeteers. For The Dance of da Vinci, Ms. Plumb has teamed up with CitySingers of Hartford.  The vocal group join the dancers on stage, performing acapella songs, Renaissance-era selections and new music by composer Michael Wall. 

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