Monica Bill Barnes & Company

World Premiere


Reynolds Industries Theater

July 7, 7:30pm
July 8, 7:30pm


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“Think of Buster Keaton in Vegas…unapologetically human and refreshingly relatable.”—The New York Times

A 7-year-old falls in love with dance at her first recital. 40 years later, she works every day to stay in the game. At 70 she keeps moving. The Running Show documents the life of a dancer through movement, interviews, and stories. The show features a large cast of local performers at each performance. Dancers from each community, ranging in age from 12 years old to 84, join Monica Bill Barnes on stage, learning their parts over the course of one week. Robbie Saenz de Viteri interviews each cast, incorporating their voices and stories into the show, giving the audience an unprecedented look into the life of a dancer as a new kind of sports hero who keeps moving against all odds.

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