f l y (the Swedish word for escape), was birthed through watching a heartbeat monitor as it flat-lined, and explores the themes of endurance and deceleration.
Choreography: Jacob Jonas
Lighting Design: William Adashek
Premiere: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, January 2017
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (Beverly Hills, CA)
January 13, 2017
“The magic of turning only four dancers, exiting and reappearing, into the illusion of multiple numbers of performers, was clever and engaging.” –International Review of Music, Jane Rosenberg
“The moving picture Jonas has choreographed has enough complexity and suggestions of narrative possibilities that it succeeds even without Jonas’ back story.” –Emphasis Dance by Laura Bleiberg
Performance photography by Matthew Brush.