Wednesday, June 22

All Your Modern Dance Heroes Made a Short Film Together

"Some people fantasize about who they would want to invite to their dream dinner party. Here at Dance Magazine, we fantasize about which choreographers we would want to collaborate on our dream dance project. The weird thing is that someone actually made the fantasy come to life. Filmmaker Mitchell Rose, a former choreographer/performance artist who often collaborates with dancers, got 42 choreographers from around the U.S. to create one long piece of solo choreography that strings together movement from one artist to the next. Each choreographer picks up where the other left off. Rose calls it 'Exquisite Corps' (a play on the term exquisite corpse, in which a group of collaborators create a sequence, but each only sees the end of the previous contribution). ..."
Dance Magazine (Video)
NYC Dance Stuff (Video)