When Mark Morris has the opportunity to choreograph on a large scale, he has historically created some monumental pieces—L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato; Grand Duo; The Hard Nut; and Mozart Dances, to name a few.
Hofesh Shechter's Grand Finale opens with a burst of energy, yet the intensity remains curiously level for a dance that seems to be about end times.
Art and science of the unraveling mind: A My Name Is… STEFANIE NELSON and DAVID SHENK with Ivan Talijancic
Stefanie Nelson’s choreography has been presented extensively within New York’s contemporary dance circuits, including such venues as Dance Theater Workshop, 92nd Street Y, Joyce SoHo, Dance New Amsterdam, and Triskelion Arts.
“If one is poor in spirit,” wrote poet, performance artist, and Dadaist Tristan Tzara in his 1918 manifesto on the movement, “one possesses a sure and indomitable intelligence, a savage logic, a point of view that can not be shaken.”
“Please put on your 3D glasses,” reads the directive on screen. The audience laughs.