Choreographer Mark Dendy Enters the Labyrinth

August 26, 2014 6:33 PM

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Choreographer Mark Dendy Enters the Labyrinth

I will never forgot the day OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy (pictured at far left with Stephen Donovan, Matthew Hardy and Heather Christian) taught me how to lift a chair.

We were rehearsing his dance-play Dream Analysis, set to debut at the Joyce in 1998. I was an actor in the show (before becoming a novelist, I spent some time on the boards), and my character needed to move a wooden chair upstage. I learned, from Dendy, that any movement can be magical. I did not si...

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