Chunky Move


Chunky Move



Fiercely original, Chunky Move has earned an enviable reputation for producing a distinct yet unpredictable brand of technology-driven and genre-defying dance performance. The company redefines what is or what can be contemporary dance. Chunky Move’s work is both diverse in form and content. In Connected, the dynamic is flipped and digital technology is side stepped in favor of pure mechanics. Teaming up with Californian artist, Reuben Margolin, Chunky Move’s director and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek, animates both the body and the machine through physical connection between the dancers and Margolin’s purpose-built, kinetic sculpture. In Connected it is people – athletic and agile dancers’ bodies twisting and hurtling through space, as well as people in recognizable situations. To date, they have created a repertoire for the stage, as well as site specific, new-media, and installation works.

IMPORTANT: No late seating. Please arrive on time. 

Media Partner: 89.3 KPCC | Event Partner: NEFA

$25 – $40

PURCHASE: by calling the Luckman Box Office at 323-343-6600 or via Ticketmaster.


Chunky Move is funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts. NDP is supported by lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, with additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation, and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust.

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