Program Info

Friday, November 8
7:30 PM

Saturday, November 9
7:30 PM

$10 members + students
$20 nonmembers



Adele Myers and Dancers

Einstein's Happiest Thought


Inspired in part by Myers’s attempt to get over her fear of falling by enrolling in trapeze school, Einstein’s Happiest Thought is a work that delves into the charged physical states of risk and anticipation. Directed and choreographed by Myers for her company of four, the work features collaborating composer Josh Quillen of So Percussion.

Before Friday's performance, there will be a pre-show conversation between Myers, Quillen and David Henry, ICA's Director of Programs. Before Saturday's show, Myers will conduct a special "warm-up" for audience members. Both events will take place in the State Street Corporation Lobby at the ICA, beginning 30 minutes before curtain.

Click below to view an introduction to Einstein's Happiest Thought by David Henry, Director of Programs.


For more information about Einstein's Happiest Thought, please click here

The presentation of Einstein’s Happiest Thought was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


The 2013–14 performance season at the ICA is presented with support from The Robert E. Davoli and Eileen L. McDonagh Charitable Foundation and Ellen Poss.

Access for Boston's dance community is supported in part by the Pratt-Hall Fund.

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