Helanius Wilkins discusses why D.C. is a wonderful city in which to build a dance company.
Unlike a writer - who works alone until ‘ready’ for the editor - choreographers most frequently do not choreograph without another body, a human subject. Ideas are being observed and evaluated by your dancers, in front of your own public as it were, even as they are being created.
"Creating this work is a multi-year research project into water, and its various meanings – personal, ecological, societal and political. It is also a lens to explore composition: how meaning is affected by shifting structure and its context."