[59] BREAK/DRIFT/RESIST (Tangle Movement Arts): Fringe review :: Tonight I watch a mantis-limbed woman…

Excerpted from thINKingDANCE.net.

Break/Drift/Resist, Tangle Movement Arts, fringe review

Swings, hoops and ropes hang expectantly in the rectangular cavern that is Philadelphia Soundstages, drawing my gaze up and seeming to wait for a life giving touch. Tangle Movement Arts, a confident troupe of women aerialist, dance and theater artists enter one at a time and don’t take long to get vertical, as in ascending straight up one rope of a pair, and transitioning laterally to come down the second rope in ever more complex maneuvers.  Their hand-like feet grasp the rope on the way up; hips and knees hook to support inversions and twists on the descent. The aerial work lends itself to imagery and weightlessness beyond the reach of earthbound dancers…. Tangle creates new worlds of relationships through their experimental work…. Read the full review on thINKingDANCE.net.

[Philadelphia Soundstages] September  5-7, 2013, fringearts.ticketleap.com/breakdriftresist.

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