Three women turn their heads over their shoulders as if looking into the
past. At the start of each variation, a dancer passes through a gate
structure that is formed by the other two dancers—as if she is stepping into
the past, or reliving a memory. The last dancer bows her head at the end of
her solo, like in reverence or goodbye, and the three women depart freely
with their eyes and chests lifted, having exorcised their memories, their
Choreography: Ian Spencer Bell
Duration: 15 min.
Music: William Bolcom, Three Ghost Rags
© 1971, 1981 by Edward B. Marks Music Company. Used by permission.
World Premiere: November 11th, 2006
Original Cast: Amy Brandt, Elizabeth Brown and Christin Hanna
Photo by: Joseph Schembri