Identity, prejudice, love, and loss: This is the stuff of a Kyle Abraham dance. The math of a Michelle Dorrance tap dance, meanwhile, erupts from an equal commitment to athleticism and aesthetics, while Elizabeth Streb throws all preconceptions to the wind to stage deliberately dangerous interactions with air and ground, flight and fancy.
How do choreographers think? What propels a dancer? How is the body a narrative? Articulate dancers explore these questions.
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Thinking of using this in your classroom? Check out the exercise suggested in Kyle Abraham: A Life in Motion.