Backhausdance, formed in 2003 by Jennifer Backhaus, is a powerful and entertaining voice in the dance world. The company’s repertory offers an eclectic and dynamic vocabulary with a wonderful sense of fluidity and strength.
Featuring a diverse body of work that is innovative and artistic, Backhausdance has received 15 nominations and 10 Lester Horton Awards from the Dance Resource Center of Los Angeles for achievements in choreography, design and performance, helping propel them to the
THE ELASTICITY OF THE ALMOST (2013) Premiered at the RICHARD & KAREN CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Long Beach, Calif. "This elasticity of the almost is the intensive extension of the movement, a moment when anything can happen, when our bodies are poised in a togetherness that begins to take shape. The next movement has not yet come. The past movement is passing. No step is taken and yet in this elastic the microperception of every possible step can almost be felt." -- Erin Manning Choreography by JENNIFER BACKHAUS Lighting Design by TIFFANY WILLIAMS Costume Design by RHONDA EARICK The costume creation for The Elasticity of the Almost was generously underwritten by Nancy and David Lewis Music by ERIK LECKRONE, RYAN DENNEE, HAUSCHKA, DIPLO, & ALGHALEM Performed by LIANE AUNG, JENN BASSAGE BONFIL, TAWNY CHAPMAN, JOSHUA KING, KAITLIN REGAN, CHIHIRO SANO, ZAK RYAN SCHLEGEL, & AMANDA KAY WHITE © COPYRIGHT BACKHAUSDANCE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED WWW.BACKHAUSDANCE.ORG