NY TIMES PREVIEW/REGGIE WILSON – ‘For This Choreographer, Dance Speaks Truer Than Words’

‘For “Citizen,” Mr. Wilson developed a repertory of movements for the five dancers, each of whom has a solo. “I think of myself as completing tasks,” Mr. Kelly explained. The dancers’ actions are straightforward: a quick sequence of claps, a hand circling the opposite elbow, a giant leg circle that ends in a lunge to the floor. Then, Mr. Wilson said, he and the dancers manipulated the movements, “sped them up, slowed them down, switched the order, randomized them.”’

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