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Local companies score with non-traditional staging

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LEVYdance's ROMP: "I wouldn't have been surprised if they had tried to tip the artists."
PHOTO BY RAPT PRODUCTIONS/KITFOX VALENTIN

As for that audience participation that both choreographers wanted, Levy's public lustily participated. But a funny thing happened during False and True. Despite the exhortation to move around, the audience mostly stood and sat. Seeing those dancers be so vigorous and intent and yet so quiet — Dan Wool's score was a modicum of discreteness — cast a spell that you didn't want to break.

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