Dance is, perhaps, one of the best ways to express oneself. The Mozart Dances provide insight into this concept, and show how one composer’s musical prowess is not only described in the way the instruments play the music, but also in that of how it speaks to the soul of dancers and audiences. By utilizing Mozart’s music and applying dance sequences to it, the group became widely acclaimed when they performed at the Mostly Mozart Festival
- The Mark Morris Dance Group is made up of a diverse ensemble of dancers, various sizes, body shapes, and colors, but they all work together for a single purpose in this production – to embody the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
- The dancers work mainly as an ensemble in modern dance idiom (bare feet), with group patterns, synchronized gestures, eccentric turns, quirky rhythms, dramatic falls and balances,
- More than just using the music as a base for movement, the dances that Morris has choreographed might be considered a delightful visualization of the music.
“”More than just using the music as a base for movement, the dances that Morris has choreographed might be considered a delightful visualization of the music. The movement is a wonderful version of the music – the gorgeous, glorious music of Mozart. “”