Liz Lerman: Healing Wars

Liz Lerman: Healing Wars. Photo courtesy of Helen Shariatmadari
Venue
Moss Arts Center
Address
190 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Montgomery
Date(s)/Time:
Friday, March 20, 2015 (7:30 PM-10:00 PM)
Saturday, March 21, 2015 (7:30 PM-10:00 PM)
Phone: (540) 231-5300
Email centerforthearts@vt.edu
Website www.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/healingwars

The 150th anniversary of our Civil War offers a potent context for issues that continue to impact our lives. A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, Liz Lerman’s newest theatrical dance piece explores the experiences of the healers tasked with treating the physical and psychic wounds of battle. “Healing Wars” inquires into the matters of healing in wartime, innovation during stress, and the question of how individuals and societies absorb the pain of war. Developed in residencies across the country, “Healing Wars” includes video imagery from Gettysburg, Antietam, Harpers Ferry, and in the fMRI labs of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute in Roanoke. The professional ensemble features former Marine Joshua Bleill, who lost both his legs above the knee in an IED attack in Iraq in 2006.



Admission Fee: Price: $35 general admission, $10 students with ID and children 18 and under

Last Updated: 5/27/2014 3:30 PM
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