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The Speech of Aristophanes

Saturday, June 8th 2024 at 7:00pm

Gorelick Theatre

5007 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC 28226

Inspired by the Speech of Aristophane's from Plato's Symposium, this dance showcase tells the origin story of humankind's pursuit of love and attempts to answer age-old questions; what is love? why do we love? what is our purpose in love?

"And so, when a person meets the half that is their very own, whatever their orientation, something wonderful happens: the two struck from their senses by love, by a sense of belonging to one another, and by desire, and they don't want to be separated from one another, not even for a moment...

love is the name of our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete."

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The Speech of Aristophanes
The Speech of Aristophanes
Jun 08, 2024, 7:00 PM
Charlotte
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