Pilobolus Dance Theater
structures,mime, showmanship, and overt and implied humor. Later dances have often echoed literary works. In 1980 Pendleton and Chase established
Passion(1981) and Baseball (1994). Pendleton has been Momix's artistic director since 1984.
Pilobolus, which is based in Washington Depot, Conn., and tours throughout the United States and abroad, began using outside collaborators in 1999 and outside choreographers in 2007. In 2006, after artistic differences arose among its artistic directors and its management, Alison Chase left the company. Since 1991 Pilobolus has maintained an educational arm, the Pilobolus Institute, devoted to teaching its process and technique.
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