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Non Quantum

A binary version of our world

Non Quantum  


Dancers: 6 - original Cast:  Elizabeth Barreto, Jessica Sulikowski, Danielle Troyano, Naomi Rux, Andrew Taft, Cyrus Bridwell

Music by: Kronos Quartet, Magne Furuholmen

Costumes: Keri Fitch

Length: 14:00

Created for: Ballet Idaho’s NewDance, Up Close

Premiere: November 3, 2017 at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Boise, ID


Non Quantum is a piece that came about after much thought about the apparent division within our society. I had been thinking about quantum computing and the title of this piece derives from the binary nature of the piece, thus Non Quantum. I tried to create two opposing groups throughout the entire piece. Sometimes one group will be dancing to one instrument in the music and the opposing group a different sound. At the same time there is unity. The costumes reduce the binary quality, instead of us either being a 0 or a 1 perhaps we are a 2. Or maybe, we are just all humans.

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