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 Post subject: Liz Lerman/Sayat Nova Dance Company collaboration
PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:00 am 
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From Janine Parker in the Boston Globe:
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In ‘Darkness,’ dance groups collaborate to explore theme of Armenian genocide
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The dancers are members of the local Armenian folk group Sayat Nova Dance Company preparing for “Out of Darkness,” an evening-length performance exploring the themes of genocide in general and the Armenian genocide in particular. Sayat Nova is pairing up with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange in this joint concert showcasing the two companies separately and together, including work created collaboratively in the companies’ respective studios in Washington, D.C., and Watertown.

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From Marcia Siegel in the Boston Phoenix:
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Remembrances - Liz Lerman and Sayat Nova
“Out of Darkness” ... worked under the assumption that remembered pain can be translated into effective stage action. Using this therapeutic process, the groups tried to go beyond healing or even catharsis to probe the politics of identity and the meaning of history.

I’m not sure any new insight was brought to old outrages ....

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