Soft Center rejects the sentimental cliches that often describe male/female relationships in dance.
But imbedded in the abstract electronic music score is a burst of lush, romantic music which belies the detached objectivity of the two dancers.
Watch excerpts of Soft Center.
Commissioned by the White Oak Dance Project.
Premiered Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, USA on 13 May 1999.
PREMIER SEASON | Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, USA .
“Complex and demanding, it’s the purest of pure dance…No romance here; just the steps, ma’am, and they’re gripping.”
The Village Voice, August 1999.
“Lucy Guerin had the most inventive vocabulary… knots and coils of dancing intricately put together and very well performed.”
New York Times, August 1999.