This Dance Is Stolen
“…because music and performing doesn’t make sense.”
A rock-and-roll love letter to David Byrne
two women appropriate movement from his iconic performance in Jonathan Demme’s concert film Stop Making Sense.
Experimenting with forms of accumulation and de-accumulation, their “stolen” dance confronts the celebrated role of the frontman.
Choreography by Alexx Shilling/alexx makes dances
Brought to life by
Julio C. Montero, Jr.
Lighting Design by
thanks to FUFE on Wheels, WAC/D, Cheng-Chieh Yu, Lorrie Snyder
LAMA’s Catalyst Series at Diavolo Space; December 2011
Glorya Kaufman Hall, UCLA; March 2012
Redcat’s Studio Series; April 2012
Spoke the Hub’s Gowanus Guest Room Series, Brooklyn, NY; March 2014