The dance group responsible for giving contemporary dance form a new name happens to be Pilobolus . This contemporary dance company had its foundation laid earlier in 1971, and since then till today, Pilobolus continues to revolutionize the dance form in its own unique way and format. Pilobolus also believes in collectively creating and working with others in the same field to come up with something that is out of the ordinary. Pilobolus Dance Company also runs a Dance Theatre by the same name which works and assembles artists from diverse backgrounds to form up groups to create something entirely new. Over the years, the Pilobolus have worked with artists like Art Spiegelman, Radiolab, MIT Distributed Robotics Laboratory, OK Go and many others. The main purpose behind collaborating like that is to come up with exceptional and imaginative works of art which emphasize expressing all the feelings with human body as the medium. Apart from performing live and creating new performances, Pilobolus also believes in teaching this sacred art form to those who aspire to prosper in that field. With its inventive and popular educational programs, Pilobolus Institute intends to teach dancers and non-dancers alike. And apart from giving an opportunity to prosper to people who’re interested, Pilobolus keeps on performing for live audiences from time to time as well. With perfected moves and creative choreography, Pilobolus’ performance has to be seen to be believed, and for that part our Pilobolus tickets can surely come in handy
Latest Pilobolus Events
- Pilobolus Dance Theater, Durham Performing Arts Center, tickets for 06/16 7:00PM at Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, NC
- Thu Jun 16 2016
- Pilobolus Dance Theater, Durham Performing Arts Center, tickets for 06/17 8:00PM at Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, NC
- Fri Jun 17 2016
When Pilobolus isn’t performing live, it is also lending its creative expertise to those who require it for feature films, commercials, corporate events or the advertisements. The company has created a separated division for things like that, which operates under the name of Pilobolus Creative Services. The year 2012 marked the 41st anniversary of the dance company, and with more than four decades of experience behind its back the company still thrives to keep moving ahead and keep on bringing nothing but distinct and creative performances to its audiences. Over the years, Pilobolus has been able to assemble and create well over hundred works of choreography. Even though, Pilobolus current enjoys a sound and stable reputation all across the globe, it still continues to be welcoming to innovation and experimentation.
Headquartered in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Pilobolus Dance Company brings its art form to those who love through the medium of television, stage and online shows. Its shows have been witnessed by millions from different parts of the globe. During their ongoing season performances, Pilobolus tickets grow high in demand due to its huge fan following. Pilobolus has also made numerous appearances on television including their performances on Sesame Street, CBS’s 60 Minutes and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Through its years of existence, the company has been to more than sixty four countries across globe with its live performances, and has also earned numerous awards and honorariums. Some of the accolades also include a Primetime Emmy Award, the Scotsman Award, TED Fellowship, Samuel H. Scripps Dance Festival Award, Berlin Critic’s Prize and Brandeis Award. Pilobolus also accomplished the feat of being the first dance group ever to win the Dance Magazine Award in 2010, recognizing the company for having an influential role in the field. The fame and popularity of the company has also led to its choreographed works to be a part of the repertoires of various other dance companies in United States and Europe as well.
The entire legacy of the Pilobolus kicked off from the Dartmouth College, from where it all began in 1971, when a dance class of that year went on to lay foundation to a dance collective that we know of today by the name of Pilobolus. Decades have passed since its creation, and the popularity and the quality of the works by the company has only been growing.