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Dancing for the ages

The five works on the program showcase diverse dance styles ranging from William Forsythe’s post-modern ballet, German Expressionist Mary Wigman’s ‘Absolute Dance’ and Lin Hwai-min’s taichi-centric movements

By Diane Baker  /  Staff reporter

German choreographer Henrietta Horn, assisted by Susan Bamett, recreated Dance of Death II based on Wigman’s diaries, drawings made by painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, who followed the rehearsals for Dance of Death II in Dresden in 1925, photographs and other historical material.

The “Spring Dance Concert" program is about two hours long.

There is a regular shuttle bus that runs from the Guandu MRT station (關渡) to the university; just get off at the first stop on campus, there will be signs or posters pointing the way to the Dance Theater.

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