TU Dance performs Sense(ability) at the Southern Theater, a piece that explores the senses and emotions with a passion that is their signature. Artistic directors Toni Pierce- Sands and Uri Sands talk about making dance accessible and the emotional connection people feel when they experience their performances.
Uri Sands and Toni Pierce Sands are TU Dance. Founded in 2004 by Toni and Uri, the Minnesota-based company reaches across dance styles, drawing on the broad range of dance traditions from contemporary ballet to modern and traditional forms. Their work is a blend of high physicality and fine technique. Both have performed with the Alvin Ailey Dance company and have garnered many accolades and awards, including a McKnight fellowship, an artist of the year from the Star Tribune, and one of the 25 to watch by Dance Magazine.