Traveling with Erin Tracy and her Foreign/Familiar Cities

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Erin Tracy’s “Foreign/Familiar Cities” is the third in the [email protected]’s exciting Doris Duke Foundation-Funded Project GenYes! series of jazz, dance, and theatre performances from emerging artists. Tracy debuted the performance at the Studio Aug. 23-24.

Perhaps the area’s most celebrated young dancer, Tracy literally stretched the horizon of her ambitions through this ambitious new multimedia showcase. 

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Recordings of performances in Tampa Bay and cities around the world, along with live passages, were strung together with narration from renowned writer Italo Calvino’s fabulist novel Invisible Cities.

The flat videography didn’t capture much sense of the far-flung cities being explored, but the excellent source material helped hold the piece together.

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