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Friday November 16 2018 at 7:30 PM
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× DESCENT reimagines the story of Greek mythical figures Venus and Andromeda as an interracial love story with choreography that conjures the aesthetics of August Rodin’s sculpture Toilet of Venus and Andromeda.Accesibility information:

Performance Access Information •60-minute performance with 20-minute intermission •Audio description provided (please note in the comments section of your ticket order) •ASL interpretation provided for pre- and post-show announcements (the performance has no text) •Entire front two rows dedicated to wheelchair-accessible seating

NOTE: Please share any specific access requests in the comments form of your ticket, in order to help our Front of House team prepare to welcome you.

EMPAC is an accessible venue. The lobby is accessible via the double doors facing Rensselaer’s campus with an entrance off of College Avenue. All-gender wheelchair-accessible restrooms are available on all public-access levels of the building. The main audience entrance to the theater is wheelchair accessible and located on EMPAC’s 5th floor, which can be accessed from the lobby by elevator. If you have any questions about access, please contact EMPAC Box Office Manager John Cook by email at or call 518.276.2822 (voice only).

SCHEDULE •Box office opens 4:00PM •EMPAC’s Evelyn’s Café opens •Tactile experience and audio description demos start at 6:30PM •Theater opens at 7:00PM •Show begs at 7:30PM •DESCENT Part One •Intermission (20 minutes) •DESCENT Part Two •Post-show Meet and Greet with artists in the lobby


Goodman Studio 1
110 8th Street
Troy NY 12180


This is a general admission performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the venue.

Doors open 1/2 hour prior to start of performance.