Immersive Dance Experiments

Meet Three Companies Leading the Immersive Dance Revolution

WORDS BY NICOLE DECSEY

DANCE — Issue 9

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Imagine a night out to the theatre where you don’t sit on cushioned chairs, separated from the performers by a framework stage. Rather, you are completely immersed in the action, a movie happening all around you, where everything hinges on your reactions. This is the reality that immersive dance has created for audiences around the world. From outdoor site-specific pieces in every place imaginable, to virtual reality performances delivered digitally so everyone can enjoy them. Immersive art has found its footing in the dance scene. As this type of work becomes more mainstream, there are many companies dabbling in its inner workings. smART Magazine welcomes three companies tinkering in this...

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Blink Dance Theatre: Heart of Glass - Photo by Jane Acopian

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