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Collisions (Louis Falco)

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Summary
Louis Falco's company and young Harvard Summer School dancers perform a work in an abandoned Watertown arsenal. The piece presents images of class struggle, with Falco's dancers portraying a privileged elite and the Harvard students representing the workers.

This was originally shot for and included in the experimental drama "Collisions," which was never broadcast. It was broadcast as a segment of the "Frames of Reference" dance showcase "A Place to Dance."

"Frames of Reference" was a series that began circa 1978. Half-hour shows were produced to showcase commissioned and already created works. It was around this time that the focus of the Workshop shifted, to concentrate more heavily on creating works for broadcast. During its time, "Frames of Reference" was the focus of the Workshop's national arts programming effort. The series ended circa 1983.
Topics
Dance, Modern dance, Social conflict
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