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    Pichet Klunchun Dance Company

    Presented by at Doris Duke Theatre

    July 14 - July 18, 2010


    Pichet Klunchun Dance Company

    From an ensemble of glistening Thai goddesses, a lone man emerges in jeans. In Chui Chai (Transformation), internationally acclaimed performer Pichet Klunchun entwines mesmerizing traditional Thai dance with virtuosic contemporary movement. Recognized worldwide for his collaboration with French choreographer Jerome Bel, Klunchun merges traditional Thai dance with the ongoing evolution of contemporary dance; click here read a Village Voice article about Klunchun's work. In Chui Chai, applauded as "gorgeous from start to finish" (The New York Times), Klunchun combines dazzling, intricate costumes, inspired choreography, and haunting music to transport audiences to a dream world of ancient beauty and drama. Dancers employ the classical masked dance of Thailand, kohn, a style regarded as one of the most refined performing arts that was originally limited to the royal court. Performing stories from Thai literature, dancers don elaborate costumes and headdresses, in stark contrast to Klunchun and his modern, contemporary solos.

    Doris Duke Theatre

    358 George Carter Rd
    Becket, MA 10223

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    Admission Info:

    Adult tickets $33-36, senior or child tickets $31-33.

    General Day and Time Info:

    Wednesday, July 14 - Saturday, July 17, 8:15pm Saturday, July 17 & Sunday, July 18, 2:15pm

    Phone: 413.243.0745

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