Descent by Hybridmotion Dance Theater

Descent by Hybridmotion Dance Theater

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FAR Center for Contemporary Arts

505 West 4th Street

Bloomington, IN 47404

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The FAR Center for Contemporary Arts presents, Descent by Hybridmotion Dance Theater.

About this event

  • Performances on Friday, August 26 + Saturday, August 27
  • Tickets are $10 online or $12 at the door
  • Doors Open at 7pm
  • Friday’s performance will be followed by a short Q+A with the artists.

This collaborative production, directed and choreographed by husband and wife duo Jun Kuribayashi and Mia Dalglish, combines theater, visual arts and unconventional dance to delve into the world of the unconscious.

The starting point for each scene is an original collage from a series of tarot cards designed by Dalglish. Dancers then bring each card to life with inventive movements.

Dancers: Trea Dipkin (Captain), Heather Easley, Ori Harris, Tzshedom Tingkhhye, Lila Kushner, Hannah Laski

About the Company


HYBRIDMOTION is an artistic movement and dance theatre company co-directed by husband and wife duo, Jun Kuribayashi (former Pilobolus Artistic Associate) + Mia Dalglish. Their diverse, yet complimentary backgrounds in the performing and fine art worlds meld to create HYBRIDMOTION’s unique aesthetic.​ HYBRIDMOTION dance theater embraces skilled performers from a variety of movement backgrounds and fosters the creation of inventive and unconventional work on the stage. Jun and Mia are based out of Boston, MA where they live with their feisty wiener dogs, Roo and Mouse.


HYBRIDMOTION Co - Artistic Director + Choreographer

Jun Kuribayashi has been a mover all of his life. He began as a competitive swimmer, breakdancer, and martial artist. He took his first dance class at age 22 at the University of Kansas where he earned his BFA in Dance. The year he graduated, he premiered professionally with Momix. In 2004 he joined Pilobolus Dance Theater and toured all over the globe as a dancer, Dance Captain and eventually an Artistic Associate until late 2015.

Dance Magazine listed him alongside Misty Copeland and Ethan Stiefel as one of the best performers of the year. Jun's work as a performer, choreographer and movement consultant span a wide variety of mediums. Among others, he has collaborated with illusionists Penn + Teller, illustrator Art Spiegelman, juggler Michael Moschen, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, movie director Trish Sie and Grammy award winning band OK Go.

Jun's work has been featured internationally on stage as well as on HBO and Netflix.


HYBRIDMOTION Co - Artistic Director + Dramaturg

Mia Dalglish has spent her career in both the performing and visual arts worlds. Since 2010, Dalglish has served as Photographic Curator for Pictura, a renowned fine art gallery that specializes in contemporary photography.

She is a portfolio reviewer for national and international photography conferences and serves as a judge for international photography competitions.

Mia is the Executive Director for the Fernanda Ghi Dance Company and an Instructor at the Fernanda Ghi Dance Academy. Mia was a manager and instructor at the Argentine tango school, Artango for 7 years.

Mia's unusual combination of movement and visual arts expertise result in a unique offering of skills and perspectives.

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