Dear TRENDS Diary -
For any dance company, real human connection with an audience has been nearly impossible since the pandemic shut down live performances. But, given the slightest crack in the closed door of daylight, we at 3rd Law Dance/Theater burst the door open and took to the great outdoors for the fourth rendition of our biannual Elision Project. Specifically, we took to the tri-level parking garage at Boulder’s 29th Street Mall for a site-specific concert that transformed an ordinary parking garage into an immersive, theatrical wonderland over four nights.
We at 3rd Law took our biggest theatrical challenge to date and turned it into a thrilling creative opportunity. We had so many logistics to overcome, from sound quality to gritty dancing surfaces to audience comfort to weather. We had a plan A, B, C and D. And somehow, we made magic with dramatic lighting, live music and thoughtful original choreography spread over multiple parking levels.