Posted by: trailerpilot | 07:30::2009

Excavation of Remains

Breakbone DanceCo. in Excavation of Remains. Photo by Carl Wiedemann.

Breakbone DanceCo. in Excavation of Remains. Photo by Carl Wiedemann.

Being in the presence of death — even just thinking about it — induces in people behavior radically different than theirs is in any other circumstance. Profound mystery and the ultimate end lead many to become erratic or inappropriate, not to mention uncomfortable. Something of this common reaction seems to have come over Atalee Judy’s newest work Excavation of Remains: In the face of death, its announced subject matter, it hurries and flinches, laughs nervously and shifts in its seat. A powerful, unique work might be excavated from within this material, but in present form it illuminates neither its performers nor the (mostly) real-life characters they portray. Click here to read the entire article at SeeChicagoDance.com

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