Complicated and mesmerizing, One Flat Thing, reproduced follows a cueing system that unfolds in a rapidly shifting network of relationships. As mentioned in an earlier blog post, the music does not direct the piece; the dancers direct the piece. Time is organized as dancers give and receive cues, collectively determining the flow of the dance.
Watching a complicated ballet without any prior knowledge can feel like watching the season finale of a TV show without having seen a single episode, or beginning a novel by reading the final chapter.
One Flat Thing, reproduced is a complicated dance, so consider this blog as your road map […]