Ode (2018) is a solo dance theater piece that approaches the ballerina’s pointe shoe as a tool for exploring sexuality and the contradictions of effort.

How does the pointe shoe re-figure the body? What illusions does it grant? How does it liberate as it restrains? 

 

Choreographed by Daria Kaufman | Performed by Randee Paufve | Set design by Lauren Elder

Residency Support: Polo Cultural Gaivotas (Lisbon, PT), Shawl-Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley, USA)

 

Performances: Cutting Ball Theater | Variety Pack - Director's Series (San Francisco, USA) | February 2018 

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley, USA) January 2017

Ode (2018)

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