REPERCUSSIONS AND REVERBERATIONS

Dance & Choreography: Kat Hickney & Renee Murray
Costume Design & Construction: Courtney Bourque Frederick & Rose Kaczmarowski
Production Management/Technical Direction: Rich Dionne
Music Composition: Mark Jamerson
Lighting Design: Allison Newhard & Megan Turnquist

November 18, 2016

“Throughout the year, faculty and graduate students from the Purdue University Division of Dance, Purdue University Department of Theatre, and Purdue Polytechnic Institute have been exploring the relationship between technology, fabric, and dance. Repercussions and Reverberations explores the theme of impact and how one person’s actions have endless reactions. Dancers have been outfitted with a costume that incorporates embedded technology that communicates directly with the lighting instruments on stage. Due to an algorithm that gathers data from the dancers’ specific movements, the audience will witness a call and response between bodies and lights.”

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REVIEWS

STAGE DIRECTIONS The Art and Technology of Theatre

Weaving Conductive Threads

By Rich Dionne

"...What if, instead, the responses to the dancers’ movements were predictable only to a certain degree? What would it mean if the lighting and sound responded to aspects of the dancers’ bodies and movements that weren’t under direct control - for example, heart rate or breathing rate? ..."

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