Center for performing arts to host 'Viva MOMIX Forever'
The Center for Performing Arts invites community members into a lush fantasy world for the showing of ‘Viva MOMIX Forever’ on Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
MOMIX, a Connecticut-based troupe of dancer-illusionists that has performed internationally for over 40 years, combines athletic dance, acrobatics, music, costumes, inventive props, and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience.
While there is no specific narrative to the MOMIX Forever show, each three- to five-minute piece stands on its own and tells a distinct story of the beauty of nature, the ancient art of alchemy, or the majesty of desert creatures—all created by dancers manipulating their bodies, costumes, and props in astounding ways.
The show appeals to all ages. Children enjoy the magical props and costumes, while parents appreciate the subtle beauty in the imagery.
In addition to performing internationally, MOMIX has been featured in film and television, including an ad for Hanes underwear and a Target ad that premiered during the airing of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards. With performances on PBS’s ‘Dance in America’ series, France’s Antenne II, and Italian RAI television, the company’s repertory has been broadcast to 55 countries.
Viva MOMIX Forever is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, an Arts Midwest program that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group.
Tickets range from $45 to $60 for adults, and cost $20 for children 14 and younger.
To purchase tickets, call (708) 235-2222; visit CenterTickets.net; or visit the box office in person at 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484.
Box Office Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open two hours prior to show times.