Choreography that works behind a screen/backlighting

by ChaiseCava
(Brooklyn, NY)


I need to create a choreographed piece that will be performed with a screen with back lighting. It needs to really emphasize poses quickly on the snare drum. Looking for mainly floor poses. If anyone could point me to good videos or has any insight, that would be great. The dance is meant to be sensual and strong. It is for an alternative R&B song.

Comments for Choreography that works behind a screen/backlighting

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 29, 2014
Maria's reply
by: Maria

Dear ChaiseCava,

Other than traditional Chinese shadow dances, I remember the work of the group Pilobolus. Here’s an example:

You can find many related videos at Youtube if you follow what this one recommends at the end.

Warm regards,


Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Dance Questions.

Custom Search
Custom Search


Custom Search

The Dance Thinker is our occasional E-zine. Fill in the form below to receive it for free and join us.

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Dance Thinker.

The Dance Thinker

Post contemporary dance announcements (workshops, auditions, performances, meetings and important news... it is free.)