Hope Mohr Dance, Resident Company at ODC, recently "marked a huge milestone; a decade of creative collaboration and boundary-pushing art making." (SF/Arts). For the company's 11th home season, Artistic Director Mohr will premiere a new work inspired by and featuring Anne Carson's translations of Sappho. The new work has an all-female cast and will be performed in the round. As with others on the margins of history, Sappho’s story is not ready-made. extreme lyric I will explore the nature of the fragment through premature endings, gaps inside movement and partial visibility. extreme lyric I will ask: How do we cope with faulty archives? If we speak before we identify the "I", what movement in the body and in the body politic is possible? The work features featuring an all-star team of dancers and collaborators, including playwright Mia Chung, sound designer Theodore Hulsker, visual designer Joan Osato, set designer Tanya Orellana, and costume designer Tiffany Amundson..
Hope Mohr is a choreographer, curator, and writer. In 2007, Mohr established Hope Mohr Dance to create, present and foster outstanding art at the intersection of critical thinking and the body
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