Tag Archive: shadow play

Dancers, illusion and magicians

Quote and snippet of history from George Balanchine and a picture from Kidd Pivot’s The Tempest Replica choreographed by Crystal Pite.

Dance image representing epiphenomenon on #wordymonday

Pilobolus‘ Shadowlands, performed at the Peacock Theatre earlier this year (it’s touring internationally) is a perfect illustration of the meaning of the word epiphenomenon. Another word I’ve found in the wonderful Luciferous Logolepsy,… Continue reading

A dance photograph representing the word phantasmagorical on #WordyMonday

This week I choose the word phantasmagorical to represent in dance image form because it is such a perfect way to describe the work of Philobolus Dance Theater, who have just finished a… Continue reading

Pilobolus and panoply on #WordyMonday

Choosing a dance image to represent the word panoply was easy, since the dancer-athletes of Pilobolus Dance Theater (note American spelling) create such a tremendous variety of things. I’ve written a piece about… Continue reading