the gentleness was in her hands

Dfdanse
“the piece absorbs, and then haunts.” (10/09/2009)

Dance View Times/Jamie Townsend
“This staggering of smooth delicacy and frenetic energy evoked a multiplicity of personalities of permutations emanating from a single body, implicating the audience as well as to their expectations of what this piece, at any moment, could be.” (2014)

Explore Dance
“In an unusual moment of complete and untwisted stillness, she sits center stage with a riveting vulnerability, swaying gently with eyes closed. This lasts for a lovely, extended period of time…enhancing a sense of purposeful defenselessness.” (2009)


Program Credits:
Solo
11 minutes
Performed by Helen Simoneau
Music by Michael Wall

Premiere:
Internationales Solo-Tanz-Theatre Festival, Stuttgart, Germany, 2009

Notes:
Winner of The A.W.A.R.D. Show!, Joyce SoHo, NYC, 2010
1st Place for Choreography and 3rd Place for Performance at the Internationales Solo-Tanz-Theatre Festival, Stuttgart, Germany, 2009