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In The Round

Several companies appearing here took dance out of the proscenium and placed their dancers squarely in the center of the action. Combined with some other immersive presentations outlined below, we trust you’ll enjoy the fresh perspectives!

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In The Round

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Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Attendance, 2017

While some can be wary of “audience participation,” Faye Driscoll conquered the fears of all who experienced Thank You For Coming: Attendance, as you can witness in the jubilant faces on display here.

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Eiko Otake

A Body at the Pillow, 2017

Best known as part of the groundbreaking Eiko & Koma team, Eiko Otake has been creating solo works since 2014. Here she presented the site-specific A Body at the Pillow to celebrate the 85th Anniversary Season.

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Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion

Dearest Home, 2017

In one of his most personal dances, Dearest Home, Kyle Abraham allows his audiences an up-close look at the dynamics at play in relationships of all kinds.

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Compagnie Felix Ruckert

Deluxe Joy Pilot, 2003

This path-breaking Berlin-based choreographer presented the U.S. premiere of his Deluxe Joy Pilot, allowing dancegoers to choose what level of participation they preferred.

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Wally Cardona Quartet

Morph: Live Remix, 2002

Whether you view it as audience members onstage or dancers in the audience – it all depends on how you perceive Morph: Live Remix and its especially intimate setting.

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Ann Carlson

Night Light, 2001

The audience was constantly on the move to experience unique tableaux vivants created for the site-specific Night Light, presented throughout the Pillow grounds.

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Beppie Blankert

Dubbelspoor/Double Track, 2000

The ingenious Dubbelspoor (Doubletrack) literally sandwiched its audiences between two stages and employed a large mirror to create the illusion of magical appearances.

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Mark Morris Dance Group

Falling Down Stairs, 1994

Using the Doris Duke Theatre as a soundstage, Mark Morris created Falling Down Stairs especially for the camera, allowing full 360-degree access to this music-and-dance treat.

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Manuel Alum

Made in Japan, 1981

A traditional Japanese platform known as a hanamichi transformed the Ted Shawn Theatre into a custom Kabuki-like environment for Manuel Alum’s Made in Japan.

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