As the song says, "And if you go chasing rabbits, and you know you're going to fall," I say: if you go to see MOMIX, you're most likely going to have your mind blown.
The contemporary dance theater company has been challenging normal sense perceptions since 1980 when it spun off from its parent company, Pilobolus (founded in 1971). Both companies were co-founded by a Dartmouth College English major Moses Pendleton, who also choreographed the closing ceremonies for the Lake Placid (New York) Olympic games that same year.
The seven dancers, whom the program calls "dancer-illusionists," in MOMIX's latest full-length production, Alice, make you think that you are seeing a company of about 30. It's all done with visual projections, fabric, props, and the human body, and it is by turns baffling, dizzying, delightful, and yes, mind-blowing.
Read on . . .