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Crystal Pite on Dark Matters



TALK DANCE host Justin Jones speaks with Canadian dancer/choreographer Crystal Pite about her work Dark Matters.

01:30 / Dark matter as the inspiration for Dark Matters
03:25 / Influence of Japanese theater
04:50 / Seen/unseen & invisibility
05:59 / Costumes & anonymous/abstract bodies
08:00 / Playing with narrative and structure
10:50 / Creation and destruction of movement
12:05 / Why an intermission?
15:00 / Illusion and magic, lighting and shadows
18:21 / Choreographing surprise
21:00 / Choreographic process and improvisation
25:34 / Socks and footwork