It seems that the whole dance community is in agreement, Juliette Mapp’s Anna, Ikea and I at Danspace Project was one of the most honest and heart felt creations of this season. It has been over a year since a performance made me cry, and yet there I was, eyes gushing as Juliette joined her peers in one of the last sections of the work. I remember watching my peers, Juliette’s students, performing and feeling proud to be a member of such an amazing community. One that gives and takes from itself, one that fights the harder battles, and one that can remember and dream with integrity.

Other impressions:
The New York Times
Infinitebody Blog

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One Response to “I heart Juliette Mapp”

  1. What’s In a Name? « Critical Correspondence

    […] to do with my own place in life, but this I believe was part of why the piece was successful. Everyone could feel some part of it for their own stage of life. My moment came while watching Mapp and three of her peers, all in their early to mid 30s, dancing […]

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