Concert Modern Dance now embraces styles that range from the exotic to the everyday. Some movers present themselves as "non-dancers." Transform? Delight? "I'm just like you"? The pedestrian as stage hero? Proudly kinetically illiterate? Anti-visual? Subversive? Extension = hubris? "Hurry, o weak ones, inherit?"

Excerpt from Dancer Out of Sight,
The Collected Writings of Douglas Dunn


Image credit:

Antipodes, Photo Ian Douglas, 2017

Dancers Left to Right:

Christopher Williams, Alexandra Berger, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Douglas Dunn, Paul Singh, Grazia Della-Terza, Jake Szczypek,

Jules Bakshi, Emily Pope, Timothy Ward

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