Welcome to the virtual home of Dark Adaptation!
Dark Adaptation is a contemporary dance, music and visual art experience inspired by the relationships between celestial bodies and earthly bodies. This STEAM collaboration is 60 minutes without intermission and is family friendly. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math.
Check out the press release here.
Watch and listen to the dance artists discuss the process here.
When: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 4pm
Where: Alvernia University’s Francis Hall Theatre. Access a campus map and directions here.
For program sponsorship opportunities, please click here.
Can’t make the show but want to support JCWK Dance Lab and Dark Adaptation? Did you experience Dark Adaptation and want to help us spread the word?
- Pay a ticket forward and subsidize the experience for members of our local communities. Email [email protected] with your order details.
- Purchase the Stephen Grieco’s original album and information booklet. Click here.
- Make a tax-deductible donation to JCWK Dance Lab. Click here for more information.
- Purchase some merch and declare that you, too, are a celestial body! Click here.
Music Composition/ Concept: Stephen Grieco
Visual Art: Marie Grieco
Choreographic Direction: Jessica C. Warchal-King
Performance: Arielle Ridley, Cady Monasmith, Richard Maldonado, Jr, & Jessica C. Warchal-King. Special thank you to Woosoon Kim, Sarena Kabakoff, and Autumn Crane
Rehearsal Direction: Autumn Crane, Sarena Kabakoff
Lighting and Tech Design: Christopher Connelly
Click here to learn more about composer Stephen Grieco’s music and research. You can even purchase the music and your own Digital Album Booklet which contains original artwork, photos, and musical analysis.
Interested learning more about the compositional process? Click here to visit Stephen Grieco’s YouTube channel.
Jessica talks about the upcoming performance with Berks Arts on BCTV.org. Click here to watch.
Special thank you to
Alvernia University, The Heritage at Green Hills, Berks Nature, WFMZ, BCTV, Berks Arts, Rock Hollow Woods, Reading Theater Project, Sarah Carlson/ DanceLink, HumanLandscapeDance, DANA Movement Collective, PhiladelphiaDance.org, Broadway World, and YOU!