RETROSPECTIVE: 25 YEARS

“Laughlin is a chameleon, finding fresh theatrical colours with each new piece.”

RETROSPECTIVE: 25 YEARS

In celebration of a quarter century of Choreographic work, Joe Laughlin revisits three of his favourite works: Harold, Billy, Stan, and Jack (1997); Left (2003); and dusk (2011). Described as “quite simply beautiful,” Retrospective: 25 Years is more than a reflection on the past—it’s a journey moving forward.

 

CHOREOGRAPHER: Joe Laughlin
COSTUME: Kate Burrows, Alice Mansell
LIGHTING: James Proudfoot
COMPOSER: Jesse Zubot (dusk)

DANCERS: Karissa Barry, Katherine Cowie, Heather Dotto, Tara Dyberg, Kevin Tookey

PRESS

Dance retrospective a voyage of rediscovery – Preview by Marsha Lederman, The Globe & Mail

Dance reflects on the life of Joe – Preview by Amy Smart, Times-Colonist

Joe Ink steps back in time: Veteran Vancouver choreographer looks back on a lifetime of dance – Deborah Meyers,Vancouver Sun

Curiosity has kept Joe Laughlin creating for 25 years – Mark Robins, GayVancouver.net

Joe Ink celebrates 25th anniversary: Retrospective revisits work of Joe Laughlin– Christine Lyon, North Shore News

Joe Ink’s 25-year retrospective is a beautiful testament to a storied career – Review by Gail Johnson, Georgia Straight

JOE INK – RETROSPECTIVE 25 YEARS – Vancouver International Dance Festival 2013 – Tessa Perkins, Press + 1

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