Duncan Dance project
performance inspired by nature, myth and human experience.
The Duncan Dance Project creates contemporary dance work inspired by nature, myth, music, and our times. Company members are inheritors of the historic work of Isadora Duncan and artists in their own right, working with intersections of classical Duncan technique and modern somatic practice, the body in space and architecture, the intersection of art and politics, in dialogue with music, and imagery.
Their contemporary work has been called 'sculptural', and 'evocative' with a London review noting that 'one can witness the power of Duncan's pioneering technique.' With performance credits ranging from sunset beach dance installations with handknit bathing costumes, to classically choreographed concerts of Bach, to the recent day long performance experience 'Maenads and Muses' at Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington DC, the company aims to bring Duncan - rooted dance into new settings and to invite new people to experience both performances and workshops. The company is collaboratively directed by founders Meg Brooker, Valerie Durham, Jennifer Sprowl and Julia Pond, who welcome invitations to go where no tunic has gone before.