Chen Dance Center

5th Wall

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Premiered

2003 - La MaMa Annex Theatre, NYC

Choreographer

H.T. Chen

Composer

Ushio Torikai

Additional Credits:

Lighting: Brian Sciarra
Costumes: Linda Ross

Notes:

This work explores man’s cyclical natures and his return to birth and primitivism.  Through contrasting passages of ritualistic and primal movements, nine performers transport through earth and netherworld, stillness and destruction, and through the rise and fall of civilization.

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