‘Wilderness’ opens tonight

Filament festival at EMPAC, Troy, NY, Oct 1-3 2010

Choreographer and director: Yanira Castro

Dancers: Luke Miller, Peter Schmitz, Pamela Vail, Darrin Wright, Kimberly Young

Musicians: Michael Dauphinais (piano) and Stephan Moore (computer)

Lighting and set design: Roderick Murray

Wilderness unfolds in a dark field that contains audience and performers. In this site-adaptive work, choreographer and director Yanira Castro contemplates wilderness as a minimal and stark environment—a barren desert or the surface of a lake – where action is brought into high relief. The dance begins with a stark and emotional solo by an older man, and a quartet of dancers emerges to perform a virtuosic dance that transforms the terrain. Viewers are implicated in the performance ecosystem as their behavior influences the sound and movement.


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