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Elapse: Composition (The Main Course)

This is the third in a series of posts on the process of creating a new work entitled "Elapse"

Once I've cast dancers, taught phrases, and collected base material, I cannot procrastinate any longer. I have to start composing the actual choreography. This is the layer that the audience will see, and nothing is harder than laying down the first strokes. At this point I look around the studio and wish someone else were in charge. A grownup.

Afraid to start

Afraid to start

Photo by Jaqlin Medlock

Groups are the hardest, and normally I wouldn't touch them the first week. I like to wait u