"Dunn is one of the most imaginative, distinctive, and occasionally eccentric choreographers I can think of." - Arts Journal|
AIDOS, a new work by Douglas Dunn, features dancing by Dunn himself, Jules Bakshi, Alexandra Berger, Emily Pope-Blackman, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Jessica Martineau, Paul Singh, Jake Szczypek, and Timothy Ward.
Bach Cello Suites performed live by Ha-Yang Kim. Design by Andrew Jordan, lights by Carol Mullins.
Douglas Dunn has been dancing and making dances for forty-three years. He likes to collaborate with poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, composers and playwrights to offer a multifaceted theatrical experience. He has set pieces for many companies besides his own, including the Paris Opera Ballet, and has composed numerous outdoor and site-specific events. He is renowned as a teacher of Technique and of Open Structures, with a long tenure at NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Awards include a Guggenheim, a Bessie, and Chevalier in the Ordres des Arts et des Lettres. Douglas produces Salons at his studio in Soho, and is a Board Member Emeritus of Danspace Project/St. Mark's Church. In 2012 his collected writings, available via Amazon.com, were published under the title Dancer Out of Sight.
"Somebody get this man a retrospective"- The New York Times
"Dunn's dances...all seem to express a particular, peculiar sensibility: elegant, eccentric, serious, wry, fascinated by contradictions, susceptible to beauty but skeptical, too." - The New York Times
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