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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New in the Duke
Sara Mearns and Honji Wang, Maya Beiser & Wendy Whelan, Ephrat Asherie Dance, Dormeshia, Jason Samuels Smith, & Derick K. Grant + 16 others
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.