Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty
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Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty

June 18 – July 2

The story of the Dartmouth-born dance company whose innovative, collaborative and improvisational style transformed modern dance.

21/22 Hop Film Event

Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty

At Dartmouth College in the 1970s, four male athletes joined a dance class, improvising vigorous creations from scratch. Their collaborative work led to the formation of Pilobolus and the transformation of modern dance. Naming themselves after a microscopic fungus, they eschewed the bright lights of Manhattan and settled in rural Connecticut. The troupe honed a movement philosophy to teach dancers and non-dancers alike.  

Directed by Film & Media Studies professor Jeffrey Ruoff, Still Moving follows the amazing story of the birth, development and performance of Pilobolus. It has evolved from six dancers who did everything themselves to an arts organization responsible for teaching young dancers to collaborate on new choreography, grow artistically, and — importantly — absorb the ethos of the group. At their studio, on the road, in community workshops and on stage, the now 50-year-old arts organism Pilobolus still thrives. D: Jeffrey Ruoff, 2012, US, 38m

DFS Pilobolus 2021

Available on YouTube through July 2
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Conversation with Pilobolus, Dartmouth Dance & Film

Dance Ensemble Director John Heginbotham hosts a conversation about Dartmouth and Pilobolus with the company's artistic director Renée Jaworski, Choreographer-in-Residence Rebecca Stenn and Still Moving director Jeffrey Ruoff.

A Conversation with Pilobolus & Dartmouth Dance and Film

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