The Man Who Grew Common in Wisdom:
August 16, The Navigator
August 17, The Gardener
August 18, The Aviator
music composed by Ellen Fullman, 1987–1989
Tanz im August will honor legendary choreographer Deborah Hay with a comprehensive retrospective titled RE-Perspective Deborah Hay: Works from 1968 to the Present. RE-Perspective assembles Deborah Hay’s works from the 1960s to the present, including two world premieres, newly staged productions and a multi-media installation. The extended program will include a symposium, talks, and a publication. RE-Perspective will be the broadest institutional presentation of Deborah Hay’s lifetime achievements. It pays tribute to Deborah Hay as one of the most influential choreographers of postmodern dance in the 20th and 21st century. Her creative energy, methods and practice continue to inspire generations of dancers around the world.