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Venomous – A dance-theater performance by Jessica Fudim, SCC resident dance artist

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March 5, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Performer & Choregorapher: Jessica Fudim
Assistant Director: Evra Baldinger
Lighting Designer: Allen Willner

Location: Andrews Hall
Saturday, March 4, 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Sunday, March 5, 2 – 3 PM

Tickets: $20

Her story is more than two thousand years old, but what would Medusa say if she finally had a chance to speak for herself? Jessica Fudim’s full-length, dance-theater solo, Venomous, invites the audience to see things from Medusa’s perspective and move her story beyond that of a monster. Playing between whimsy and darkness. Fudim combines contemporary movement, storybook tableaus, unabashed party dancing, and a soundtrack that ranges from the swingin’ sixties to ferociously live electric guitar.  As she leads us through ancient temples, dark caverns, and into Medusa’s fuller humanity, we dig into the complexities of who gets to author one’s own reputation, and who gets to be believed.

Jessica Fudim

Resident Dance Artist

Jessica Fudim is the Sonoma Community Center’s resident dance artist. She has been creating and performing her dance-theater work in the Bay Area and beyond for more than two decades, both as a solo artist and with her ensemble company, The Dance Animals. 

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