Jimmy H. Miklavcic - Choreographic Works
March 15, 1992 - Another Language In Concert, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Changes in Space (1992)

Choreographers: Jimmy and Elizabeth Miklavcic
Music: (Video Credits)
Costuming: Jimmy and Elizabeth Miklavcic
Lighting: Jimmy H. Miklavcic
Dancers: Jeannine Chan, Angie Head, Chara Huckins, Sarah Hudelson, Eleni Kambouris, Michael Larkin, Julie Preston
Location: Another Language Performance Studio, 345 West Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah
Length: 8:11 minutes
Description

The work was inspired by William S. Burroughs and Martin Olson's sound score The Five Steps. Elizabeth and Jimmy choreographed alternate two minute sections. When Elizabeth completed her section, Jimmy continued the work for the next two minutes, then back to Elizabeth, then back to Jimmy and so on for eight minutes.

In the score, William S Burroughs speaks about five steps to consolidating revolutionary gains. The dancers, dressed in military fatigues, perform the maneuvers of an artistic conquest of creative space. The dancers advance across the space in the attempt to control and transform the illusion of individuality and manifest destiny.

Changes in Space made its debut at the Another Language in Concert performance on March 6-15, 1992.