Mar/Apr 2016: CAVE / dances made to be viewed in the dark

$18 General Admission | $15 Students & Seniors (TICKETS HERE) A descent into darkness. A collision in courtship with the unknown. An unfolding of hidden spaces and permeable realities. CAVE / dances made to be viewed in the dark offers audiences two interlaced duets conjuring a lush, nuanced experience of the world just out of […]

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Casting Call: “Sophont in Action”

Control Group is working with The Black Cube (website | Facebook), Denver’s new nomadic art museum, to create the live performance element of visual artist Desiree Holmann’s Sophont in Action – an installation event at Red Rocks Park in September. We’re looking for 40 performers of diverse ages and abilities to perform in this work. […]

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upcoming: Please Make This Work.

In early 2015 Control Group completed its final Salon Romantik series project, culminating nearly 4 years of research, experimentation, and 7 different performance creations. In 2015-17 Control Group is diving into a variety of new explorations, pursuing several different new work concepts simultaneously. Here’s one of the projects we’re currently digging into: Please Make This […]

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dances made to be viewed in the dark

There’s a thing that happens in the absence of light – an impermanence and mutability of the nature of things, an absence that unfolds a subtle new presence into the invisible space. The world arrives fragmented, partial, fluid and amorphous. A gap opens between perception and cognition, and our awareness unfurls into the delicate, unfamiliar […]

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Salon works series

Romanticism & CREATION (re-creation). Why Romanticism as a topic for not just one but several performance works? What are we aiming to do with these works? Romanticism and Rationalism form the binary of the modern era. The Romantic ethos emerges from the irrational, passionate interior of the human psyche, rejecting science, reason, and societal norms […]

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Carbondale Residency 2015

We’re very excited to announce that Control Group will be the Spring 2015 Artist in Residence with the Dance Initiative in Carbondale. At their phenomenal new multi-arts space The Launchpad we’ll be teaching monthly workshops, creating a new choreographic work on dance company CoMotion, and sharing a new version of Control Group’s newest work Salon […]

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Jan. 24-25: CREATION (re-creation)

The final opus in the Salon works series January 23 @ 7:30pm January 24 @ 5pm & 7:30pm $24 General Admission | $16 Students & Seniors Tickets online here A delicate, spastic, surreal meditation on how our creations come alive. A vision coaxed from the teeming void, an imperfect replica, an act of capitulation. A […]

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Aug. 31: perma|COUTURE episode 1

Control Group Productions presents perma|COUTURE, episode 1 a Salon Romantik, op.4 event A tandem creation by Production LAPS (Canada) and Control Group Productions Sunday August 31 @ 4pm, 5pm, & 6pm at Forest Room 5 (map here) Admission $12 / $8 for students & seniors (tickets here) A questioning of the industry of cultural production. […]

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Photo Reel: (the world we’ve created)

Images from Control Group’s premiere performances of Salon Romantik, op.5: CREATION presented at Control Group-produced multi-artist event (the world we’ve created). Photos by R.J. Hooker.

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