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Preview: ‘Korean contemporary dance company Bereishit makes its Pittsburgh debut’

‘The name “Bereishit,” Hebrew for “in the beginning,” implies the process of creation, writes Park via email: “Creation of a piece is like the creation of a world.” The company will present two of Park’s creations blending contemporary dance with traditional Korean music. “I learned contemporary dance from Western culture,” writes Park. “For me, [Korean] tradition is a new culture.” Park says his use of traditional Korean music is not just about combining contemporary movement with traditional music; he is simply inspired by such music.’

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