Myron Johnson is known primarily for his outrageous wit and over-the-top theatricality. "Faith: A Dance for Life" swerves toward Johnson's spiritual side. Commissioned by the Ordway Center, the work follows one man's story from the beginning to his final conversation with his maker. Be assured that Johnson puts his own unique stamp on immortal longings and sacred cows. Expect the irreverently reverent as a procession of Buddhist monks in one scene becomes a New Orleans-style jazz funeral parade in another, and dance styles range from ballet to hip hop.
Fri., May 4, 7:30 p.m., 2012