Maree ReMalia’s ‘The Ubiquitous Mass of Us’ explores how we take up space

By Steve Sucato Outer space may be the final frontier, but it is the space we humans occupy on Earth that has inspired countless choreographers and their works. The latest to address that subject is choreographer Maree ReMalia, whose The Ubiquitous Mass of Us premieres June 14 as part of the New Hazlett Theater’s Community Supported Art performance series. ReMalia — who also performs with the Staycee … Continue reading Maree ReMalia’s ‘The Ubiquitous Mass of Us’ explores how we take up space

Neuroscience and the Age of Enlightenment come together in Wayne McGregor/Random Dance’s ‘Far’

By Steve Sucato Dancemakers have always sought to take the art form in new directions. Developing new techniques and styles, pushing the boundaries of what is considered dance … and even, in recent decades, beginning to view dance as “creative science.” Choreographer Elizabeth Streb, for instance, has worked with engineers at MIT to find new ways of testing the human body’s physical limitations, while choreographer … Continue reading Neuroscience and the Age of Enlightenment come together in Wayne McGregor/Random Dance’s ‘Far’