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Hofesh Shechter on Political Mother



Talk Dance host, Justin Jones speaks with Hofesh Shechter about his dance company’s performance Political Mother.

1:00 / Hofesh’s Musical Background

5:30 / Rock Bands and Dancemaking

8:00 / Live Music

10:50 / Seeds of Political Mother

13:30 / Social Conditioning vs. Natural Instincts

15:50 / Governments and People and Need

20:45 / The Politics of Dance (what does dance do?)

26:55 / Speed!

29:50 / Origins of the movement vocabulary

34:00 / Unison Movement

39:30 / Narrative