Alive & Kicking Program #95 – Physical Theater:
The Joe Goode Performance Group
This two volume program features The Joe Goode Performance
Group, a San Francisco based company that offers exciting dance theater that integrates storytelling, music, voice and deeply physical dancing. Disc 1 features a performance of the 1996 work Maverick Strain (excerpts) recorded at the Joyce Theater in New York in 2009. Maverick Strain offers a deconstruction of Arthur Miller’s screenplay for the film The Misfits, explores themes of cowboy individualism and outsider identity and features original music by Beth Custer. Excerpts from a talk with Joe Goode are also included on the disc. Length: 53 minutes.