BodyMeld – new choreographies Contemporary dance, choreography and dance workshops by Zornitsa Stoyanova

In darkness, we disappear together

October 2015 | by Zornitsa Stoyanova

Fringearts is in full force in Philadelphia, and I am in Budapest, watching L1danceFest.

The Last Step Before, by choreographer Jaro Viňarský & SKOK! and lighting designer Pavel Kotlik, is the third piece of the night, running almost an hour later than the advertised time. The Mu Theater is hot; people use random pieces of paper to fan themselves. It is also dark, the kind of dark that is illegal in the U.S. No way to know up from down, no safety lights on stairs, no glimmer from a projector. We become nothing in the darkness, losing the horizon and ourselves.
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