Choreographers can get weary of trawling for ideas and following hallowed processes. When that happens, some tackle more ambitious projects; others challenge themselves with unfamiliar approaches. Rebecca Stenn and Ben Munisteri formed their own companies in the mid 1990sshe after dancing with Momix, he an alumnus of Doug Elkinss group. Both have been successful, and theres no reason to believe that either is tired of being the sole choreographer of a company. However, for the program Chopped and Screwed, they decided to entertain and stimulate themselves by riffing off each others and their own choreography. Heres the deal: Each composes a short dance; each then presents a remix of the others work, followed by a new version of his or... More >>>
Faith Pilger and Rebecca Stenn in Stenns "Mirah."