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For MG: The Movie

Trisha Brown (1991)

An abstract piece from the New York choreographer, built on the idea of performance itself and what it means to perform, For MG: The Movie is an absorbing piece, drawing the audience into the movements with a hypnotic, almost magnetic force. 

Credits

Choreography: Trisha Brown
Music: Alvin Curran 

What the press said

“Movement with hypnotic grace… Stunningly beautiful”
The Daily Telegraph

"Mesmerising meditation on perceptions of space, time and action”
The Herald 

“Trisha Brown is in a world all of her own”
Sunday Express 

“A beautifully subtle example of stripped down minimalism”
Independent on Sunday

“It is to Scottish Ballet’s credit that they tackled this difficult, rarely seen piece with the gusto and precision it deserves… it provided a smoky oasis built by the contradictory states of meditation and raw power.”
Dance Now

Performances

Autumn Season 2008

(performed with Petronio's Ride the Beast and Page's Pennies from Heaven)

Theatre Royal Glasgow
18-20 Sept 2008
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
25-27 Sept 2008
Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall London
4-5 Oct 2008  
Eden Court Inverness
7-8 Oct 2008 
His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen
10-11 October 2008 

Edinburgh International Festival 2007

(performed with Petronio's Ride the Beast and Page's Fearful Symmetries)

Edinburgh Playhouse
Saturday 18 to Monday 20 August 2007

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