Cover Boy Stage Set

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Cover Boy Stage Set

Winged set design for celebrated choreographer's 25th anniversary...

The 25th anniversary of renowned dance company Tere O’Connor Dance at New York’s Danspace Project was celebrated at the end of last year by the choreographer’s latest show; Cover Boy.

The set – constructed by Aptum Architecture (Julie Larsen and Roger Hubeli) – sees a dramatic winged canopy hovering above the show’s four dancers, transforming and interacting with them throughout the performance. Acting as “a ‘protective’ liner in-between the church and the dancers”, Aptum’s stage canopy, with all its contorting movement, lends the production a human quality – that typical set designs so often fail to achieve…

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Photography: Cervantas Julietta

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