Queer Dancer Profiles: Dee Alaba

CHICAGO—This post is part of a series of conversations with trans/genderqueer dancers to give you a broader idea of where we come from, what we’re…

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Synapse returns to roots in ‘Openwork’

CHICAGO — A decade ago, Rachel Damon sat in a tree knitting a long red scarf. Her fledgling company performed many works like these — site-specific installations…

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Preview: Midwest Nexus Kicks Off with Synapse’s ‘Swath’

I’ve known Rachel Damon for about 10 years, and I feel like I know her work pretty well. A Damon dance is grounded, dark, and…

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