Architecture and Dancers Lighten Up in Heidi Duckler’s “Space Opera”

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre has spent 30 years staging contemporary dance performances in intriguing spaces, from Laundromats and gas stations to corporate offices and, now, the offices of Thom Mayne’s Morphosis.

But while the choreography played with the locations, none confronted the makers of the space as directly as “Space Opera.”

The result is a piece, says Bennett Stein, that has some fun with architects at the same time as it elevates the space.

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