Backhausdance to perform "Elasticity of the Almost" and a portion of "Incandescent" at Schimmel Center.

Backhausdance to perform “Elasticity of the Almost” and a portion of “Incandescent” at Pace University’s Schimmel Center, February 27 & 28, 2015.

This weekend on Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28, alumna and Chapman dance instructor Jennifer Backhaus (B.F.A. Communications ‘94) and members of her company Backhausdance will make their debut performance at Pace University’s Schimmel Center in New York, NY. The Center is one of the largest theatres in Lower Manhattan and has also been home to the famed television show Inside the Actors Studio hosted by James Lipton.

The Backhausdance company will present excerpts from Incandescent as well as the full performance of Elasticity of the Almost, both of which were choreographed by Backhaus herself. Founded in 2003, Backhausdance has a diverse repertory that includes powerful, athletic dances, emotionally charged dramatic pieces, and whimsical, humorous glimpses at the human experience.