The Planet-Eaters: Seconds

Chris Kuklis (left) Will Rawls (right) The Planet-Eaters photo by Brian Rogers

photo by Brian Rogers

The Planet-Eaters: Seconds

(2016)

 

Part-dance, part-concert, and part-travelogue, The Planet-Eaters: Seconds explores a duet as an intimate exchange of rhythms. In this reconfigured study of the original The Planet-Eaters, Rawls brings new material to his reflection on Balkan folklore and the exhilarating failures of becoming self and other. What starts as a game of counting for two performers finishes with a fragmented encounter of themselves that is epic, incidental, singular, plural, and neither here nor there.

 

concept & performance by Will Rawls

music & performance by Chris Kuklis

*The Planet-Eaters: Seconds was developed as part of LMCC’s Extended Life Dance Development program made possible in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

duration: 60mins

June 20-22, 2016 // River to River Festival, NYC

July 30 & Aug 1, 2016 // ImPulsTanz, Vienna

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