Run Time: 55 Minutes
Co-Directed by Cameron McKinney and Joe Small
Taikography and Music: Swarthmore Taiko Ensemble
Performed by Kizuna Dance and STE
Lighting Design by James Murphy
Premiere: February 2023
A collaboration between Kizuna Dance and Swarthmore College’s Taiko Ensemble. orients around contemporary floorwork, the work includes movement influences from various streetdance styles, house dance, and capoeira Embedded at the core of the work is an investigation into the creation of energetic atmospheres through both the intense rhythms of taiko drums and consistent bounce of house dance.