Dead Man’s Walk is an excerpt from I Promise, the company’s 2018 evening-length work which received a standing ovation on opening night! The physicality of the work is driven by the desire to rebel and fueled by Comerford’s vision to transform unspoken emotions into physical sensations. Although individuals momentarily emerge through solos, and relationships emerge through duets, the quartet dominates, revealing a tribal force pointing at humanity.
Dead Man’s Walk is choreographed by Artistic Director ShaLeigh Comerford in collaboration with the Company. Original compositions are by Mike Wall at soundFORMovement.
This work was selected to showcase with Booking Dance Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center for APAP 2018. It was presented at Dixon Place in NYC with Under Exposed curated by Doug Post and selected for touring with the 2018-19 North Carolina Dance Festival.
Estimated Runtime: 20 minutes
“Rousing group work!” – Michaela Dwyer for IndyWeek