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cutting loose – Bruno Roque

How The Background Hum of Stimuli came to fruition shows once again the way unexpected setbacks or a new source of inspiration can lead in surprising directions. Originally, when Bruno Roque received his CHOREOGRAPHIC SHINDIG III commission [...]

September 9th, 2017|

summoning – Adam Barruch

“I’ve never done anything like it,” exclaims dancer Tory Peil of Adam Barruch’s Summoning, which debuts tonight as part of Whim W'Him's CHOREOGRAPHIC SHINDIG III on Capitol Hill. “Having been raised by hippies,” as she [...]

September 8th, 2017|

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|

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.