Tensile Involvement

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Choreography - Alwin Nikolais

 

In Tensile Involvement, long ribbons hang from the ceiling and are attached to the floor. The dancers constantly create new shapes and different geometric figures with the colorful ribbons. Tensile Involvement appeared in Robert Altman's feature film about The Joffrey titled "The Company."

 

Music - Alwin Nikolais (Sound Score)

Lighting Design - Alwin Nikolais

Costume Design - Alwin Nikolais

 

WORLD PREMIERE:  January 1953, The Nikolais/Murray Dance Company, Henry Street Playhouse, New York, NY

JOFFREY PREMIERE: June 16, 1999, Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL

 

Performed in - 2004 (The Company: Favorites)

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Choreography - Alwin Nikolais

 

In Tensile Involvement, long ribbons hang from the ceiling and are attached to the floor. The dancers constantly create new shapes and different geometric figures with the colorful ribbons. Tensile Involvement appeared in Robert Altman's feature film about The Joffrey titled "The Company."

 

Music - Alwin Nikolais (Sound Score)

Lighting Design - Alwin Nikolais

Costume Design - Alwin Nikolais

 

WORLD PREMIERE:  January 1953, The Nikolais/Murray Dance Company, Henry Street Playhouse, New York, NY

JOFFREY PREMIERE: June 16, 1999, Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL

 

Performed in - 2004 (The Company: Favorites)