New Work by Martha Clarke

Jeanne Ruddy Dance

2008
$45,000

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Martha Clarke’s Sandman.

Jeanne Ruddy Dance commissioned a new work by choreographer and theatrical director Martha Clarke, a MacArthur Fellow and founding member of the dance-theater company Pilobolus. Inspired by photographs by Diane Arbus, Ralph Eugene Meatyard and Helen Levitt, the performance piece featured highly stylized costumes and masks designed by Jeffery Wirsig, with lighting by Peter J. Jakubowski.