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Articles by Ryan Walsh

“FABULOUS” “ONE OF THE MOST ROMANTIC, SENSUAL THINGS I’VE EVER SEEN” “TRULY EXTRAORDINARY”   “It’s the kind of ephemeral film you cannot make in cinema. It has to be onstage,”  – director Jaco Van Dormael in The Boston Globe‘s preview of Cold Blood. “One of those artistic happenings that is nearly impossible to describe.” – WBUR     You’ve got to see it to believe it! COLD BLOOD – MAY 30 – JUN 3 

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In ‘Cold Blood,’ sleight of hand creates a different kind of magic It’s often said that the eyes are the windows into the soul. But for the husband-and-wife team of Belgian film director Jaco Van Dormael and renowned choreographer Michele Anne De May, our hands may be the body’s most elemental form of expression. That idea has been brought to lyrical life in “Cold Blood,” a singular theater-dance-cinema hybrid, arriving in Boston this week, that…

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“There’s a bit of a passionate Internet fan community that’s grown up around the film Mr. Nobody… In Van Dormael’s lyrical fantasia, it isn’t the truth that keeps Nemo alive, but his lies.” ★ ★ ★ ★ – The Washington Post on 2009’s Mr. Nobody, written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael. Read the entire review here. With the help of choreographer Michèle Anne De Mey, Van Dormael summons a similar fantasia in Cold Blood (and it’s…

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    With Cold Blood right around the corner, we’ve been on the lookout for examples of nano-dance in popular culture. What’s nano-dance you ask? While people have been expressing human emotions via their hands, both on and off stage, the term itself is relatively new. The basic definition is: “the choreography of hands and fingers set inside a tiny universe of inanimate objects.” One source credits the Astragales team with its recent surge in…

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    A few years ago I was invited to serve on a panel for a major foundation. To begin the meeting, the facilitator asked the dozen of us at the table to write down the name of a performance we’d seen in the past five years that had reached us in the moment and stayed with us over time. We were a diverse group of arts professionals from all over the country, we came…

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