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Friday, November 18, 2016

In Context: On the Road

Choreographer Zvi Gotheiner and his company retrace Jack Kerouac’s most infamous route in this evening-length work, a synthesis of sensuous movement, original music, and kaleidoscopic video footage. 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 #ZviDance.

Program Notes

On the Road (PDF)


Zvi Gotheiner, the Zen Dance Master of New York (The New York Times)
Siobhan Burke crafts this engaging profile of the artist as a much-loved pedagogue whose daily ballet classes are frequented by the likes of Wendy Whelan.

Kerouac Unbound (Vanity Fair)
On the mythos of Kerouac’s original 120-ft long scroll manuscript for On the Road, penned for Vanity Fair by his contemporary, Joyce Johnson.

Post-election notes on race, culture, and the dancer as immigrant from a recent panel at Gibney Dance entitled “Cultural Identity and Creative Process,” featuring Zvi Gotheiner.


ZviDance: On the Road (YouTube)
Zvi Gotheiner and his collaborators discuss the inspiration, development, and cross-country road trips behind this production of On the Road.

Post-Show Talk: ZviDance (YouTube)
A post-show talk with Gotheiner on the occasion of his performance Escher/Bacon/Rothko at last summer’s Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.

Now your turn...

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