★★★✰✰ Evaluating works in progress is a peculiar exercise. Without knowing what parts of a dance are complete or still conceptual, or where they fit within the context of a larger yet to be created piece a review is a guessing game.
Ally: Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin and Stephen Petronio at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
Instigated by visual artist Janine Antoni in collaboration with choreographer, theatre, and community artist Anna Halprin and choreographer Stephen Petronio, Ally is a series of works combining sculpture, installation, film and performance.
★★★★✰ “One of the things I admire most about these works is the degree to which men and women are interchangeable. Brown’s movement has no maleness or femaleness attached to it…”
One of the leading innovators of postmodern dance, New York-based choreographer Trisha Brown, has been making work that equally challenges her dancers, her audiences and our underlying assumptions about dance for almost four decades…