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My name is Benny Simon, and I am a dancer, choreographer, and teacher based in New York city. My research interests involve the use of technology in intermedial dance works.


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Questions and Answers in Jan Martens' "The Dog Days Are Over"

Benny Simon

In New York I was able to see brilliant dancing at least once a week, but since I moved to Columbus the rigor of schoolwork has got in the way. Luckily, I was able to see Jan Martens' The Dog Days Are Over this past Sunday. It was an immensely satisfying piece, including all my favorite qualities of contemporary dance: abstraction, repetition, exhaustion, recuperation, proximity, facility, craft, and sweat. Oh, and jumping. Lots and lots of jumping.

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