Festival Dance

Festival Dance

Premiere

Melbourne International Arts Festival

Mark Morris Dance Group - Mark Morris Dance Center – James and Martha Duffy Performance Space

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Choreography Mark Morris
Music Johann Nepomuk Hummel - Piano Trio No. 5 in E Major, Op. 83
Costume Design Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design Michael Chybowski
Instrumentation violin, cello, piano
Number of Dancers 12
Runtime 27 minutes

Press Quotes

  • "It is intensely musical, graceful and flowing, inspired in its use of ensemble dancing and full of folk-like elements."
    Seattle Post- Intelligencer
  • "...lovely, full of unabashed romantic sweet and balletic grace."
    Boston Globe
  • "...a swaying, feathery, sprightly affair. ..a reverie on male-female coupledom, with some mischief slipped into it."
    Seattle Times
  • "Morris creates the image of a society of 12 celebrating love and community with garlands and vines and whirlpools of dancing."
    Village Voice