Dimensions of Self: Hubbard Street's Homegrown Choreographers Explore Identity Through Different Lenses in dance(e)volve | Newcity Stage
RECOMMENDED The Hubbard Street winter series is dedicated to new works created by members of the company. It's the second year in a row the company has given the stage over to its budding in-house choreographers and "danc(e)volve: New Works Festival" is already a welcome tradition. The program features repertory pieces by Florian Lochner, Alice Klock (this being her second time choreographing for Hubbard Street) and Rena Butler, who joined the company in 2016. We visited a rehearsal and spoke with Klock and Butler about the new dances they created for the company they call home. You've said that "Fold Me" is inspired by the idea of meeting alternate versions of oneself in different dimensions. Klock: Yes, it came from my mother asking what an interaction with another version of myself might be like. I asked each dancer who they might be in a different dimension. I asked some very specific questions and we built character sketches. From there, I did the movement design. Though I have