POLE DANCE   Stäbetanz

By extending the human limbs and torso via twelve poles, the inherent geometric proportion of the human form engages the mathematics of abstract space in a dance of the Golden Section.

HOOP DANCE   Reifentanz

 

Juxtaposes optical illusions of radiant white hoops against the blackened cubical stage with imagery suggesting ornamentation of the human form

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 BAUHAUS

 DANCES

 VIDEO

“This revival has been justly highly praised...both as a tour de force of research and as a demonstration of the continuing relevance of the master innovative artists of Modernism.”

 

Artforum

FIGURE IN SPACE  Kunstfigur

The dancer delineates the architectonic geometry of the cubical stage space

GESTURE DANCE

 

No Video

METAL DANCE   Metalltanz

Light and metal reflect and dissipate, evoking a medieval sensibility

BLOCK PLAY   Baukastenspiel

Parodies the Bauhaus architects and the act of der Bau, "creative construction"

“This revival has been justly highly praised...

both as a tour de force of research and as a demonstration of the continuing relevance of the master innovative artists of Modernism.”

 

Artforum

...comes with a breadth of vision...

One cannot praise too highly the elegance

 

Dance Magazine

FORM DANCE Formentanz

Introduces basic props--spheres, pole, wand--to the dancers, creating a series of kinetic tableaux

FORM DANCE Formentanz

Introduces basic props--spheres, pole, wand--to the dancers, creating a series of kinetic tableaux

SPACE DANCE   Raumtanz

Three dancers costumed in the three primary colors, walking in three correlate rhythms, embody metaphors of human temperament

SPACE DANCE   Raumtanz

Three dancers costumed in the three primary colors, walking in three correlate rhythms, embody metaphors of human temperament

The Year's Best Dance: Debra McCall's reconstruction of Oskar Schlemmer's 'Bauhaus Dances', because it was so well done, was another revelation."

 

The New York Times

FLATS DANCE   Kulissentanz

A mystery "behind the stage wings"

The Year's Best Dance: Debra McCall's reconstruction of Oskar Schlemmer's 'Bauhaus Dances', because it was so well done, was another revelation."

 

The New York Times

“This revival has been justly highly praised...both as a tour de force of research and as a demonstration of the continuing relevance of the master innovative artists of Modernism.”

 

Artforum

“This revival has been justly highly praised...both as a tour de force of research and as a demonstration of the continuing relevance of the master innovative artists of Modernism.”

 

Artforum