Title of work

Surrender II

Synopsis

Surrender II, a duet is an effortful, abstract, and evocative dance. Surrender is primarily about the possibilities of dance: the ways a dancer transfers weight from one limb to another, the ways two dancers can shift their combined weight from one to the other, the ways movement can be initiated, the contrasts between supported, solo, and shared balances. Some of the possibilities are smooth, some beautiful, some dangerous, and others ungainly: Surrender is all that and more, with its fleeting, but explicit sexual imagery.

Choreography

Stephen Petronio

Music/sound

David Linton

Dancers

Toby Bell or Michael O'Donoghue, Jonathan Rees-Osborne

Designers

Research underway

Premiere

1994

Season/s

Faster than Photos in 1994

Images