Maybe it's a dubious honor to have your seminal minimalist dance copied by Beyoncé for her music video "Countdown," but Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's 1983 "Rosas Danst Rosas" has weathered that and more. This relentless foray in patterning and rhythm is also a compelling feminist statement that established Keersmaeker as a major force in European dance, and has influenced generations of choreographers, theater directors, and designers. Images of women as willful, oppressed, nasty, sexy, and bored are woven together into a complex structure that moves from four women lying on the floor (section one), to seated in a chair (section two), to standing in line (section three), to... More >>>