|Pilobolus: Breach Over Rights to Choreography
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|Author:||kurinuku [ Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:17 am ]|
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Pilobolus Suffers Bitter Breach Over Rights to Choreographymore...
by DANIEL J. WAKIN for the New York Times
Ms. Chase said that she was cast out by a new, corporate-minded executive director and board after three decades of service, and was denied ownership of the dances she created. “It was artistic differences and sort of a mean-spirited power grab by the board,” Ms. Chase added.
“There certainly was never a desire on the part of the company to drive Alison out,” Mr. Kubovy said. “We worked long and hard to keep Alison with us.”
published: July 24, 2006
|Author:||Stuart Sweeney [ Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:24 am ]|
Oh dear! This sort of dispute is always a shame, but particularly when it is a company that has done so much to popularise dance. I remember taking a non-dance fan to see Pilobolus and she said that it was the best theatre experience of her life.
The message for all choreographers is clear: make sure that your rights or otherwise to your work are clearly established.
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