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‘Tov’ Gallops Onto Stage in Blend of Jewish History, Tradition, Dance


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/dance/article/tov_gallops_onto_stage_in_blend_of_jewish_history_tradition_dance_20100316

Dancers simulating the behavior of horses gallop across the stage, stepping, prancing, tossing their heads as though shaking their manes. Their performance is mixed with spoken text, music and vocals in “Tov,” a dramatic dance work by choreographer-director Rosanna Gamson linking her Jewish heritage with the attempted reviving of the extinct Tarpan horses by the Germans in the 1930s. The work has its world premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall’s REDCAT through March 27.

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