The Sleepwatchers, 2019

Deborah Slater Dance Theater (Featured) Our Work Carousal, Performances

Performance Dates: March 28-30th, 2019 The Sleepwatchers, critically acclaimed and nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award following its premiere in 2001, is inspired by the writings and research of Stanford sleep specialist Dr. William Dement. These excerpts look at sleep metaphorically and literally, examining how it affects society’s mental and physical well-being. Note from the Directors Deborah Slater and …

Line of Beauty, 2016

Deborah Slater Dance Theater (Featured) Our Work Carousal, Performances

Lush, beautiful, sensuous, engaged: LINE OF BEAUTY began as a response to 18th­ century English painter, satirist, and writer William Hogarth’s essay on beauty not being a straight line and became an investigation of love over time, aided by Jane Hirshfield’s elegant poetry, which led us to this new work,for the TIME BEING. Composer Albert Mathias created the sound design, creating an …