“The Ballad of Philip Andre…”

Sponsored by MIFA Victory Theatre


Date: Fri/Sat April 20-21, 2018


Time: 8:00 PM


Venue: City Hall Ballroom, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA


Tickets: $20.00







The Legible Bod(ies) present their second evening of work with “The Ballad of Philip Andre…”, a performance loosely based on the life and career of Mickey Rourke. Themes of aging, violence, vulnerability, and bravado are explored using a unique fusion of modern dance, boxing, film, and spoken word. Collaboration with photographer and filmmaker Jeffrey Byrnes has produced dance for the camera which is uniquely incorporated into this performance of contemporary dance. Follow the bodies’ journey chronicling this enigmatic celebrity in their one-of-a-kind print publication produced in conjunction with the performance.

*NOTE: This performance is rated PG-13.