Shakespeare & Company Founding Company Member Susan Dibble returns with an entirely new work, SWAY, which features NYC, Boston and Berkshire-based performers. SWAY brings forth a village of characters that choose dance instead of dialogue to tell their life stories. Featuring the music of Keppie Coutts, Bob Dylan, Chopin and Dean Martin, SWAY will be presented for only two special performances! Dibble has choreographed numerous productions for Shakespeare & Company over the years, including a special piece for last summer’s 35th Season.
DibbleDance: SWAY features many long-time Dibbledance dancers and performers who are joined on-stage by a delightful gathering of Company artists and special guests. The production brings to life a sleepy village of characters in the country. Although the village may appear to be a secluded peaceful dreamworld, the town is bustling with unique individuals with big hearts, big ideas and even bigger desires.
Dibble has an intimate connection with the life of a small secluded town. “I love small towns – I grew up in one. Queen Elizabeth loved traveling and seeing dances in small villages. I wanted to make this piece about “The Mailman” and then I built other stories for characters who live in the imaginary small village,” explains Dibble. “I like to create characters, people that have big hearts, love to laugh and who face the troubles of the world.”