SEPTEMBER 4 2018 Jessica Lang Dance Showcases the Beauty of Movement

Jessica Lang Dance Showcases the Beauty of Movement

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, September 4, 2018Walton Arts Center will host internationally acclaimed and award-winning dance company, Jessica Lang Dance on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 pm.

Tickets are $10. Patrons can also purchase prepaid parking for $7 to reserve a space in the Spring Street parking deck. Tickets and parking can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance is a New York City-based dance company whose mission is to enrich and inspire global audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music.

Creating and performing the work of choreographer Jessica Lang, JLD’s diverse repertoire demonstrates a commitment to artistic collaboration and a style that resists categorical definition.

“New York choreographer Jessica Lang has a knack for conceiving a complete universe in each dance - distinctive in its look and mood, sound and atmosphere...Lang's visual sense is remarkable, and it has come to characterize her aesthetic," said Laura Bleiberg of the LA Times.

The company has performed at premier venues and festivals worldwide including Lincoln Center's White Light Festival, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, New York City Center's Fall for Dance Festival, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Joyce Theater, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, The Music Center, Winspear Opera House, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, Helikon Opera and Palacio de Bellas Artes.

Walton Arts Center’s 10x10 Arts Series brings a variety of groundbreaking artists and awe-inspiring performances to Northwest Arkansas at a price that allows more people to experience live theater performances.

Patrons attending a 10x10 Arts Series performance are invited to a preshow Creative Conversation with the ensemble led by a member of Walton Arts Center’s programming staff at 6 pm. Following the show, patrons are also invited to attend a party with the artists in the Walker Atrium and to share their thoughts about the show with the popular Post-It® Note responses.

Visit waltonartscenter.org for more information about Jessica Lang Dance.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors who help bring world-class arts experiences to Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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