Douglas Dunn + Dancers have been invited to perform the world premiere of Crag in the upcoming 2019 Harkness Dance Festival at the 92Y on March 8 & 9

Dancers: Douglas Dunn, Janet Charleston, Kara Hestevold, Acée Francis Laird, Emily Pope, Paul Singh, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Jake Szczypek, Christopher Williams

Choreography: Douglas Dunn

Music: Steven Taylor

Design: Andrew Jordan

Click HERE for more info and tickets

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DD+D FUND DRIVE

We here invite you to donate to Douglas Dunn + Dancers / Rio Grande Union, Inc. All contributions will go toward the production of a new evening-length piece by Douglas, March 8 & 9 at 92Y

Donations are tax-deductible

Our goal is $10,000

Click HERE to contribute

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Shame naively ever to imagine that dances of delight might advance a progressive agenda; shame that, having noticed powers greater than Terpsichore’s reducing even her best steps to nothing but opiate entertainment, I continue.

Shame that dancing as generous giving is dogged by an urge to toward heroism; shame that valiance has been highlighted as negative because of knavish versions within patriarchy.

Shame that as I undergo shattering of consciousness with each new piece, I cannot help wishing viewers to experience comparable fracturing; shame to presume that a spectator might consider psychokinetic paroxysm edifying.

Excerpt from Aidos, Douglas Dunn, 2015


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Image credit: Aidos, Photo by Beowulf Sheehan, 2018

Dancers L to R: Jules Bakshi, Alexandra Berger, Jake Szczypek, Timothy Ward, Emily Pope, Jared Brown

Costumes: Andrew Jordan

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