As anyone in a big city knows, familiarity and comfort can require time and effort. Modern dance collective The Space Movement Project delved into the individual experiences of its company members — some Chicago newcomers and some natives — to find differences and common ground in their ties to the city.
Safety in Numbers evolved from its original format (a sold-out two-week run): Each person’s “story” has been revisited and re-created as part of a new choreographic amalgamation. The ensemble works collaboratively without a singular artistic director; all members share creative duties and financial resources. Safety in numbers, indeed.
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