Still from The Singularity Suite, Directed by Laura Cannon, Dance by ProLab Dance, Dome Video by Fernanda DAgonstino, Dancers: Anna Hooper, Laura Cannon and Ophelia MartinWeber, Photo by Rowdy Webb

ProLab Dance invites you on an imaginative journey through different states of being human. From working together to build something bigger than ourselves down to the microscopic elements that work together to make us who we are, when we were Ocean plunges the audience into luscious 360-degree films that expand what we can and can’t see in the living world around us.

The planetarium will come alive with live dancers and musicians performing with the dome films, creating a truly immersive and multi-sensory evening of art, beauty, and community. Directed by Laura Cannon with dance by ProLab Dance, music by Jennifer Wright, Lynne Piper, and Chopper, and dome films by Fernanda D’Agostino and Hungry Mantis.

Portland audiences lucky enough to catch a ticket to “Break to Build”, ProLab Dance’s highly acclaimed, sold-out dance/music/film performance takeover of the Zidell Shipyards in July 2023, will know that the unexpected is always what’s on the menu with ProLab.

Blending experimental approaches to movement and sound with storytelling that overflows with surprise and delight, when we were Ocean envelops the audience in an intimate, wondrous environment with artists woven throughout the space, making magic just an arm’s length away. A handful of adventurous audience members will even get to experience a live, mobile VR encounter as part of the performance!

Location: OMSI’s Kendall Planetarium, 1945 SE Water Ave Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214

Dates & Times: Wed, Feb 14 | 7:30PM; Thurs, Feb 15 | 7:30PM; Sun, Feb 18 | 6:30PM & 8:00PM

Doors open 15 minutes prior to show.

Tickets: VIP Front Row Seating $100; $40 Adults, $37 Seniors, $35 Youth; OMSI members receive 15% off

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This article is published courtesy of ProLab Dance.