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Conquest and Prison
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directed by Mark Freeman, 1949-; produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-, Mark Freeman Films (San Diego, CA: Mark Freeman Films, 2018), 8 mins

Conquest and Prison is a two-part suite of site-specific dance films set in Grahamstown, South Africa. Part I –– Oscar’s Journey –– is a solo performance by Oscar Buthelezi, the first African choreographer to win the prestigious Kurt Jooss Prize (Road 2016). This personal work combines spoken word and a...

directed by Mark Freeman, 1949-; produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-, Mark Freeman Films (San Diego, CA: Mark Freeman Films, 2018), 8 mins
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Alan Smithee Directed This Play: Triple Feature
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directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Rosenblum, fl. 2002-2016, Big Dance Theater; performed by Kourtney Rutherford, fl. 1997, Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, Elizabeth DeMent, fl. 2000-2017, Cynthia Hopkins, fl. 1999-2017, Chris Giarmo, fl. 2007, Tymberly Canale, fl. 1992 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991, in Alan Smithee Directed This Play: Triple Feature (New York, NY: Big Dance Theater, 2017), 1 hour 19 mins

Big Dance Theater directors Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar sample fragments of iconic film scripts and novels, divorced from their narrative contexts, to create a kinetic collage of political rhetoric, pathos, paranoia, and suburbia. Lawn chairs, telephones, fur coats, and pistols mingle on a stage with Astronauts,...

directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Rosenblum, fl. 2002-2016, Big Dance Theater; performed by Kourtney Rutherford, fl. 1997, Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, Elizabeth DeMent, fl. 2000-2017, Cynthia Hopkins, fl. 1999-2017, Chris Giarmo, fl. 2007, Tymberly Canale, fl. 1992 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991, in Alan Smithee Directed This Play: Triple Feature (New York, NY: Big Dance Theater, 2017), 1 hour 19 mins
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Body/Bag
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directed by Mark Freeman, 1949-; composed by Shaun Acker, fl. 2017; choreographed by Gavin Krastin, 1987-; produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-, Mark Freeman Films; performed by Gavin Krastin, 1987- (San Diego, CA: Mark Freeman Films, 2017), 3 mins

“We’re born is a sac –– and we leave in bag.” Gavin Krastin

South African choreographer Gavin Krastin’s performance explores the limits and boundaries of movement while trapped in a transparent sheath. A solitary, vulnerable performer confronts the body’s desire to break free, while only breath escapes. His ph...

directed by Mark Freeman, 1949-; composed by Shaun Acker, fl. 2017; choreographed by Gavin Krastin, 1987-; produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-, Mark Freeman Films; performed by Gavin Krastin, 1987- (San Diego, CA: Mark Freeman Films, 2017), 3 mins
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Cage Shuffle
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directed by Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Cage Shuffle (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2017), 35 mins
In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strang...
directed by Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Cage Shuffle (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2017), 35 mins
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Fractus V
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directed by Denis Caïozzi; choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, 1976-; designed by Sumire Hayakawa, fl. 2016; produced by Farid Rezkallah, 24 Images and Arte France; performed by Eastman (London, England: Marquee Arts, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins

In Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Fractus V, the message is philosophical and political, inspired by Noam Chomsky's ideas on language and political control. When you can't control people by force, you can control them by manipulating minds through language. For Cherkaoui, the principle of collective resistance is the chor...

directed by Denis Caïozzi; choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, 1976-; designed by Sumire Hayakawa, fl. 2016; produced by Farid Rezkallah, 24 Images and Arte France; performed by Eastman (London, England: Marquee Arts, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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Dance Production: Design and Technology
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written by Jeromy Hopgood, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2016), 303 page(s)
Dance Production: Design and Technology introduces you to the skills you need to plan, design, and execute the technical aspects of a dance production. While it may not seem that staging a dance production is that different from a play or musical, in reality a dance performance offers up unique intricacies and cha...
written by Jeromy Hopgood, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2016), 303 page(s)
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Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball
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directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2016), 1 hour 31 mins
BIG DANCE: SHORT FORM is Big Dance Theater, distilled. BDT returns to its dance roots for its 25th anniversary celebration, theatrically re-imagining the conventions of a repertory program. Big Dance: Short Form presents the company’s unique blend of dance-theater on an intimate scale, with a fifteen minute birt...
directed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017 and Paul Lazar, fl. 1991; choreographed by Annie-B Parson, fl. 1991-2017; produced by Aaron Mattocks, fl. 2011, in Big Dance: Short Form - Stick, Sled, Slippers, Hearth, Bundle, Ball (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Big Dance Theater, 2016), 1 hour 31 mins
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BiT
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directed by Luc Riolon, 1959-; choreographed by Maguy Marin, 1951-; designed by Raphaël Lo Bello, fl. 2016 and Nelly Geyres, fl. 2016, Alexandre Béneteaud, fl. 2016; produced by Farid Rezkallah, Arte France, 24 Images and Maison de la danse; performed by Compagnie Maguy Marin (London, England: Marquee Arts, 2016), 1 hour
This performance contains nudity and depictions of sexual violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
With BiT, Maguy Marin signs her forty-ninth opus in barely forty years. At the center of this brutal charge against ordinary barbarism lies the question of rhythm. The title refers to the computer term for the unit of measurement of information, this word-syllable gives an initial rhythmic drive, after which the s...
directed by Luc Riolon, 1959-; choreographed by Maguy Marin, 1951-; designed by Raphaël Lo Bello, fl. 2016 and Nelly Geyres, fl. 2016, Alexandre Béneteaud, fl. 2016; produced by Farid Rezkallah, Arte France, 24 Images and Maison de la danse; performed by Compagnie Maguy Marin (London, England: Marquee Arts, 2016), 1 hour
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Costard
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directed by Mohamed Athamna, fl. 2007; choreographed by Hafid Sour, fl. 1997-2018; presented by Greg Germain, 1947-; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011, Axe Sud and Ruée des Arts (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 32 mins
The male dancers of the Company Ruée des Arts question in this ballet the social representations, through variations of dances around the suit: is the man prisoner of his appearance? The choreographer, Hafid Sour also questions the image of the hip-hop dance today. By mixing the codes of this dance stemming from...
directed by Mohamed Athamna, fl. 2007; choreographed by Hafid Sour, fl. 1997-2018; presented by Greg Germain, 1947-; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011, Axe Sud and Ruée des Arts (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 32 mins
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Double
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directed by Nono Battesti, fl. 2016; composed by François Dubreuil, fl. 2002; choreographed by Nono Battesti, fl. 2016; produced by Greg Germain, 1947-, France Télévisions and Axe Sud (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 54 mins
After years having followed him, the shadow of a man stands up to get to know him and materializes as a woman. Fireworks of crossed dance and soul music, this ballet is a search for balance through the reconciliation between the various faces of a person.
directed by Nono Battesti, fl. 2016; composed by François Dubreuil, fl. 2002; choreographed by Nono Battesti, fl. 2016; produced by Greg Germain, 1947-, France Télévisions and Axe Sud (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 54 mins
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