Paper Dance Performances

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Presented by The Contemporary Austin at The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center, Austin TX

Jan 23
Mar 02
Paper Dance Performances

Paper Dance is both a dynamic retrospective spanning thirty years of photographs and sculptures by Janine Antoni and a solo dance performance by the artist developed collaboratively with pioneering dancer and choreographer Anna Halprin.

Paper Dance is both a retrospective spanning thirty years of work by the New York–based artist Janine Antoni (Bahamian, born 1964 in Freeport, Grand Bahama) and a solo dance performance developed in collaboration with pioneering dancer and choreographer Anna Halprin (American, born 1920 in Wilmette, Illinois). On view on the second floor of the Jones Center, The Contemporary Austin’s downtown venue, Paper Dance consists of a wooden dance floor and thirty-nine crates containing

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All Paper Dance performances take place in the gallery on the second floor of The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701. Seating is limited for each performance. Advance tickets for performances are strongly recommended. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. A number of tickets will be available on a walk-up basis at the museum front desk.

Doors open 20 minutes before each performance. Five minutes prior to a performance, all advance tickets not seated will be void and released to walk-up visitors. Once the performance begins, there will be no admittance to the gallery. If plans change and you cannot use your ticket, please cancel or reschedule your order by contacting the museum at (512) 453-5312 to ensure that all who want to attend performances have access to tickets.

Performances are approximately an hour in length and contain nudity. Seating is upon wooden art crates padded with blankets (accessibility accommodations are available). Please silence or turn off cell phones during the performances. Taking photographs or recording videos during the performances is prohibited.

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We encourage the use of public transportation, and the Jones Center is conveniently located on a number of downtown bus routes. We are surrounded by city meter parking spots and also numerous garages that have variable parking rates.


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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