History - Another Language Holds a Conversation (1989)
November 17 - 19, 1989 - Another Language Performance Studio, 345 West Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah

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In Some Language - Together Alone (1989)

Choreographers: Christopher Murry Ivins, Sari Lukkapinen
Text: Suzanne Vega (Spoken in Dutch)
Costuming: Christopher Murry Ivins, Gunild Pak
Lighting: Jimmy H. Miklavcic
Dancers: Christopher Murry Ivins, Gunild Pak
Location: Another Language Studio, 345 West Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah
Length: 9:40 minutes
Together Alone, choreographed by Christopher Murray Ivins and Sari Lukkapinen and performed by Gunild Pak and Christopher, portrays the relationship of two people with the desire to come together and build a life but are unable, due to their distrust of emotional relationships. The couple opens their jackets to expose their secrets to each other and the audience, only to quickly cover up. Guni recites, in Dutch, text written by Suzanne Vega, adding to the difficulty in understanding each other. The attempt ultimately fizzles, they cannot be together because they are, simply alone.