Monsoon

 

Choreography, costumes, and video: Sara Baird
Soundscape: Celeste Hastings featuring music from ‘Twin Peaks’ by Angelo Badalamenti, Inlakesh and Isaac Albeniz-Leopold Godowsky
Performance: John Crutchfield, Julie Becton Gillum, and Julia Taylor
June 2011 at NC Stage in Asheville, NC

Monsoon combines layers of light, figure, fabric, and projections for an ethereal effect. The piece is inspired by travels through Thailand and by Kobo Abe’s book and the film “The Woman in the Dunes”. The piece is performed in a metamorphic style inspired by Japanese Butoh.

 

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