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Sunday, September 18, 2016

In Context: Remains

Choreographer John Jasperse mines his legacy and lineage for this danced rumination on our existence in time, featuring a score by composer John King. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of related articles and videos. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought by posting in the comments below and on social media using #JohnJasperse.

Program Notes

Remains (PDF)


Dance Review: John Jasperse Somehow Stops Time While Moving It Forward in Remains (INDY Week)

John Jasperse Hopes 'Remains' Lasts After the Dancing Stops (The New York Times)
On movement, legacy and permanence.

Dance Is Part of the World at Large (Theatre Development Fund)
Choreographer John Jasperse sees history (and the future) in his latest work.

John King Music
The composer's scores and more.

Women Resting Miserably In Western Art History (the Toast)
Because why not?

Watch & Listen

Three works from Jasperse’ past, including the landmark (and NSFW) Fort Blossom Revisited.

Now your turn...

What did you think? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #JohnJasperse.


  1. Here's what I thought about Jasperse's remains, it's mixed, great performances, great choreography, but who are they speaking to, the elite?

  2. #BattlefieldBAM