Comedy Dance Festival 2017. From an early start Artistic Director Jennifer Wood found the humor in dance (joking in ballet class, adding something silly to her choreography in grad school), but she's finally found an outlet for those shenanigans with her giggle-tastic fest. Artists from Houston and Austin depict feculence through interpretive dance, demonstrate the feeling of wearing cockroach infested pants, and deliver moves so inappropriate that audience members will be forced to laugh. There's a different program each weekend so better catch all three acts; if you snooze, you lose.
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. June 9 through June 24. MECA, 1900 Kane. For information, call 832-377-8248 or visit suchudance.org/comedy-dance-festival. Pay what you want; $20 suggested donation.
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