Meg Wolfe New Faithful Disco

Meg Wolfe: New Faithful Disco

“Meg Wolfe is remarkable...unfettered by physical constraints” – LA Weekly

“A postmodernist jokester with a sly sense of humor.”  – San Diego Union Tribune

World Premiere

Presented as part of the Sharon Disney Lund Dance Series


In Meg Wolfe’s new lushly physical movement work New Faithful Disco, belief is made manifest as energy. A trio of dancers—taisha paggett, Marbles Jumbo Radio, and Wolfe—feel it, generate it and remix it as they prepare to take on something big. Love, faith, impermanence? Pleasure? Power? Soul retrieval? A queer-love power-trio wrought with awkwardness and contradictions, New Faithful Disco builds communal energy into an accumulated whirlwind propelled by nature sounds and disco rhythms. Bodies are the conduit: the site of intersections where dances are generated, transferred, translated and recycled in an attempt to remix revolution. Disco opens up time, triggers fading histories and provides a backdrop that frames who we are, now. 

With original music by: Maria de los Angeles “Cuca” Esteves.

New Faithful Disco is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by REDCAT, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), DiverseWorks, Z Space, and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Supported by the NPN Performance Residency Program. For more information:

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Associated Images: 

THU 1/28
8:30 pm
$25  $20$12
FRI 1/29
8:30 pm
$25  $20$12
SAT 1/30
8:30 pm
$25  $20$12

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff