7 a.m.—Departing Bogota airport. I like Bogota in May. The rain cools everything off, but not so much that I need to wear socks in my sandals. The city has a bouncy, enthusiastic...
"...Human Landscape Dance explored the underbelly of myths and folk tales with ingenious choreography and staging by founder Malcolm Shute."
--The Washington Post
"...it is pitch-perfect and an element of humor and suspense is subtly added..."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
“It is the kind of work that allows dancers and spectators to expect the unexpected. The company…seeks to find beauty and surprise in life’s most ordinary settings.”
—The Washington Post
Human Landscape Dance's "...work is about interaction: the hand caressing the face, the boot down the stairs, the unknotting of a tangled body–the transformation of relationships through touch."
“…intimacy is a trademark of Shute's choreography.”
“The dancers go on to embody bonding and separating, and carrying and falling. As they ride waves of change, you are encouraged to reflect on your own experience as a parent or child.”
American Gods concert explores the complexity of women's lives.
Dances that examine cultural icons: the new American Gods.
Gazette.Net, preview of Evening of Dance and Music, June 24, 2009
The Philadelphia Inquirer, review of Rituals of the First Year, July 15, 2008
Flatbush Life, preview of Rituals of the First Year, July 24, 2008
The Washington Post, preview of "Leaving Home," July 20, 2007
Past News Releases:
Common themes in U.S. and Canadian cultures: A Rugged Shore announcement.
Relationships in "Odysseus Comes Home" and "Icarus and Deadalus" for July 30 DANSpace-on-Grafton performance, Blind Date
Families learning the ropes in "Odysseus Comes Home" and "Icarus and Deadalus" for July 30 DANSpace-on-Grafton performance, Blind Date
Press release, May 29, 30 dance performance, Painted Bride, Philadelphia PA
Relationships, announcement May 29, 30 Philadelphia dance performance
Advisory, May 29, 30 Philadelphia dance performance, Painted Bride
Dance Practice, announcement May 29, 30 Philadelphia dance performance
Dancing in Philadelphia Parks, announcement May 29, 30 Philadelphia dance performance, Painted Bride
Contact Improv and Us, announcement May 29, 30 Philadelphia dance performance, Painted Bride