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"In the Silence", an excerpt from "siGHt" by Kimmie Dobbs Chan & Enoch Chan, performed by DEVIATED THEATRE

DEVIATED THEATRE’s favorite catch phrase depart from the norm is used as a license to pioneer. Co-Directors Kimmie Dobbs Chan and Enoch Chan compose modern fairytales, performed through seamless operas of movement that interweave contemporary dance and circus skills with storytelling. The Washington Post has dubbed DEVIATED THEATRE “an out-of-the-ordinary collection of performers”(2008), with “hypnotic multidisciplinary dance pieces”(2011), and described the Chans’ creations as having a “rich movement palette” that is both “strangely spare and incredibly effective” (2012). This is an excerpt from "siGHt", which was originally commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and premiered on the Millennium Stage [2011]. The full length story of siGHt unfolds around a family of three: mom, pop, and a young daughter who is visited one evening by specters bearing an urgent message for her family. An unthinkable tragedy ensues, yet hope and magic have been there all along… if only the daughter could get her parents to see. This excerpt shares the tragedy which centers around the father character... [video submitted by Choreographer, Kimmie Dobbs Chan]



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#1 This siGht scene
 
This siGHT scene is so well presented that it makes you feel the intensity of what is about to happen. Gonzo
 
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