John Jasperse Company has began the development of Canyon, a new evening length work choreographed by John Jasperse with and original score by Hahn Rowe, Visual Design by Tony Orrico in collaboration with Jasperse, and Lighting Design by James Clotfelter in collaboration with Jasperse.
The work will created in collaboration with the performers Lindsay Clark, Erin Cornell, Kennis Hawkins, Burr Johnson, James McGinn, and John Jasperse.
Canyon is co-commissioned by The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Philadelphia Live Arts, and The Wexner Center for the Arts.
“Waking up begins with saying am and now. That which has awoken then lies for a while staring up at the ceiling and down into itself until it has recognized I, and therefrom deduced I am, I am now.” – Christopher Isherwood
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