What is the moment that allows you to break free of your repetitive patterns? That question inspires a grueling two-year quest by an award-winning international dance-theatre-media company to create its next great work.
In loopdiver: The Journey of a Dance, filmmakers go behind-the-scenes to follow the members of Troika Ranch as they cope with the extreme physical and emotional demands of creating an experimental new work.
This collection shares insights from the artists behind loopdiver and excerpts from the performance of the work. Ultimately, the collection highlights the intimate creative journey explored in loopdiver: The Journey of a Dance.
You can also visit the loopdiver: The Journey of a Dance Program Page.
Here, the performers depict the struggle of maintaining precision within the loops. The dancers actually do feel a sense of frustration and exhaustion in this moment in the piece. The dancers are allowed to improvise for just a few moments before the loop catches them again and they are sucked back in, returning to where they started.