The performers were invited to contextualise what they did for viewers, explaining which other dancers they had worked with, where they had first performed these works, how they had come to be involved in certain companies, or what particular methods or styles of dance meant to them.
Visitors were free to ask questions, or even to learn certain steps or movements presented by the performers. In doing so, he challenged the behaviours of the museum visitors, from passive spectators to engaged participants.
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This helped, again, to present the Dancing Museum not as a static institution, shaped by curators, producers, or directors, but as a variable, changing, and malleable institution, shaped — as Charmatz hoped — by the presence of the living bodies, both of the dancers, the museum staff, and of the public. Skip to main content. How to cite.
Where are they? What were they doing before and after they were captured in oils?
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The result is a suite of dances that moves in and out of the circular formation of the painting. Want to know what's going on in Philly? Find out about upcoming concerts, shows, and other events with our weekly newsletter.
Set to original music by John Levis, and with poetry and voice-overs by Karl Mullen — frequent Koresh collaborators — the piece opens with the dancers paired off in a ballroom scene, one they frequently return to in slow dances, tangos, and club settings. Occasionally a man will lift his partner and they briefly freeze in the pose, as though captured on canvas. The character of the dance changes from a romantically playful section with Sarah Shaulis and Kevan Sullivan, on the brink of laughing throughout their piece, to the glamour of Paige Devitt in a glittering dress and with a pair of suitors, Micah Geyer and Robert Tyler.
One cheesy moment occurs when the last of those women left on the stage removes her dress and flings it aside with abandon — but is still wearing subtle undergarments, committing neither to be nude nor covered.
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There are good number of new dancers in the company this year, and all look strong. But my eye is still often drawn to Melissa Rector, who joined Koresh when it launched in , and Fang-Ju Chou Gant, dancing with the company since The program repeats Saturday at 8 p.
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