by Madison V. Fisler
July 1, 2014. On Thursday, July 3, An Appalachian Summer Festival presents Pilobolus at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.
Founded in 1971, Pilobolus has built its fervent and expanding international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over.
The results of these collaborations has proven amazing feats can be achieved, and Pilobolus has been recognized for its developments in dance and multimedia art. Based in Washington Depot, Connecticut, in recent years Pilobolus has transformed from avant-garde dance company into an international entertainment brand featured on the likes of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the Academy Awards.
The show will begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. Tickets for the event are $28 for adults, $26.60 with a Pick 5 discount and $26 for children and students of all ages.
Tickets are available online here or by phone at 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.
Check out these videos of Pilobolus: