Plastic People Of THe Universe
For the Stage
Plastic People of The universe
6 dancers, 27 minutes
Movement becomes a modeling device to illustrate the chemical and physical properties of plastics. Paired with humorous text and whimsical video, the work addresses the proliferation of plastics and its effects on the human body and environment. Local dancers can be incorporated into sections of the work and perform with the Company.
SET: Lynn Neuman (created from 5000 upcycled plastic 6-pack holders)
PREMIERE: January 2011 at the Irondale Center
“accomplished what so many organizations cannot: a consciousness of humanity’s impact that was tinged with purposeful optimism.” Las Vegas Dance Insider