Kristen Foote performing Missa Brevis. Photo courtesy the Jose Limon Dance Foundation
MFA '19 Kristen Foote for Dance Magazine
MFA Candidate Kristen Foote, a former company dancer with the Limón Dance Company, wrote an essay in Wendy Perron's Graduate Seminar about the importance of restaging historical repetory works.
Her essay has been reworked and published on Dance Magazine's website, just in time for Missa Brevis-- the work she helped restage this past January-- to be performed by the Limon Dance Company at the Joyce Theater this week!
Below, taken from Kristen's article in Dance Magazine.....
"Dancing Older Works Helped Me Find My Voice
As a dancer with the Limón Dance Company, the transformative artistic growth I experienced while breathing life into past roles was unforgettable. Through learning these dances, created for another body, I found my voice as an artist." ....