Bust out the trumpets and confetti: Two-time Bessie Award–winning choreographer Jodi Melnick and veteran videographer Burt Barr (who’s done such silly things as film turtles and dub soul singer Otis Clay’s voice over a woman singing in the shower) are teaming up for a new solo work titled Fanfare. Barr provides the visual glitz with an installation of video, lighting, and kinetic sculptures, casting the space in a swirling kaleidoscopic light. But perhaps even more intriguing is the second piece on the program: Melnick’s new version of her dance, Suedehead—inspired by one of the best post-Smiths Morrissey songs ever recorded. You’ll know whether she’s done her job right if rabid audience members attack the stage and try to rip the dancers’... More >>>