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Loopdiver: The Journey Of A Dance

Airs Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: A performance photo of dancers. Troika Ranch, an award-winning international dance company struggles to create a new, experimental dance work exploring the repetitions of the modern world in which ordinary people find themselves trapped in "Loopdiver: The Journey Of A Dance."

"Loopdiver: The Journey Of A Dance" explores the creation of an original performance work by the award-winning international dance company Troika Ranch. A dance experiment on the repetitions of the modern world evolves into an exploration into the repetitive patterns in which ordinary people find themselves trapped. The half-hour documentary follows the creative efforts of company members over a two year period as they struggle with the extreme physical and emotional demands of creating an experimental new work.

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Video Excerpt: Loopdiver

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"Loopdiver: The Journey Of A Dance" - Artistic Process

Above: Detailed background on the creation and ideas behind Troika Ranch's "Loopdiver: The Journey Of A Dance."