Pilobolus: More Than Human (The New Yorker)

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The New Yorker magazineSometimes, when watching a performance by the Pilobolus Dance Theatre, “you forget what you’re looking at; the dancers move so skillfully, so symbiotically, that they cease to resemble people at all. Plants, animals, all manner of objects and suggestions of objects arise and then dissolve, and at the end of an evening you feel as though you’ve glimpsed many worlds,” writes Andrew Boynton in The New Yorker.

The company, founded in 1971 by seven students at Dartmouth, is appearing at the Joyce Theater in New York City through August 4, the magazine notes. “The season provides a chance to see this impressive repertory performed by a group of strong and enormously likable dancers,” Boynton writes.

Read the full story, published 7/16/13 by The New Yorker.