Jessica Lang Dance troupe defies gravity in a dazzling evening
REVIEW by Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, November 11, 2016
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“Choreographer Jessica Lang knows that less can be more. She has a knack for making a few minutes of dance evoke a whole world, and for parlaying twenty minutes into an entire cosmos...Seattle is the fourth stop on Jessica Lang Dance's 29-city tour, and the five pieces on the program make clear the 2014 Bessie Award-winner is a dazzling talent.”


Solo Bach
Commissioned by Global Dance Theater - Japan
Premiered in 2008
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach
1 dancer, 3 minutes
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Sweet Silent Thought
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2016
Music: Jakub Ciupinski
Costume Design: Bradon McDonald
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
4 dancers, 10 minutes
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Thousand Yard Stare
Commissioned by Co-commissioned by Des Moines Performing Arts
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2016
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Costume Design: Bradon McDonald
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
9 dancers, 20 minutes
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The Calling (excerpt from Splendid Isolation II)
Commissioned by Ailey II
Premiered in 2006
Music: Trio Mediaeval
Costume Design: Elena Comendador
Costume Concept: Jessica Lang
Lighting Design: Al Crawford
1 dancer, 4 minutes
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Tesseracts of Time
Commissioned by The Chicago Architecture Biennial, Lead Commissioner. John and Caroline Balantine, Sandra and Jack Guthman, and Michael and Sharon Tiknis through the Imagine campaign; Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Society for the Performing Arts: Commissioning Partners
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2015
Music: David Lang, Morton Feldman, John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Arvo Pärt
Set Design: Steven Holl
Costume Design: Bradon McDonald
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
9 dancers, 21 minutes
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