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watching ecstasy

"Approaching Ecstasy is not a light, happy ballet," writes Melody Datz Hansen, for City Arts, in a review entitled 'The Delicate Balance of Beauty and Pain': "The music is slow and haunting, the dancers’ movements are [...]

June 8th, 2017|

how to rethink Ecstasy

In the almost-decade since Whim W’Him was founded, June 2017’s Approaching Ecstasy is the first evening-long production to be remounted. By no means a simple repeat, the show is being newly imagined in every scene, [...]

May 13th, 2017|

About the Blog

Exploring, intimately and in wider perspective, the creative process of Olivier Wevers, Whim W’Him and their many collaborators—in the studio, behind the scenes and onstage.

About the writer

Victoria Farr Brown is a former historian, a writer, now mostly of fiction, and a long-time lover of dance. She has written about Whim W’Him from its first steps in 2009.