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Tanja Liedtke's construct honored at Australian Dance Awards Jun 8, 2009

Tanja Liedtke's construct received 2 major accolades at the Australian Dance Awards last weekend - for outstanding acheivements in choreography and in independent dance. Kristina Chan was also awarded the prize for best female dancer.

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The Stranger on <i>construct</i> Apr 5, 2009

Brendan Kiley just posted a short review of construct:

It's a vaudeville routine, using women as inanimate objects, that had the audience laughing at the visual jokes and gasping at the muscles required for a human being to really, actually, be as rigid as a doll

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Press Review for <i>construct</i> Apr 3, 2009

Michael Upchurch writes about the show in the Seattle Times

Liedtke offers pleasures galore: strength that doesn't look like strength, stand-on-your-head foot juggling, hula-influenced torso twining (with brief nudity) and extraordinary body articulation (down to the last waggling digit).

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"All three dancers manage effects you'd otherwise imagine only working in some elaborate, artful water ballet." Apr 3, 2009

Steve Wiecking at Seattle Met just posted a review of construct:

"...something remarkably clever is always about to happen. I simply stopped taking notes at one point so I could sit back and enjoy the surprises."

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Tanja Liedtke | <i>construct</i> Apr 3, 2009

Welcome to our review blog for construct. Read our patron reviews, press reviews, and click on the Comments button to read the comments of others. Take a moment post your own thoughts!

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construction Apr 3, 2009

When I decided to join the Boy Scouts of America in the fourth grade, I was handed a block of wood and some wheels, and was told to make a car. This car would then be entered into a racing tournament, where there would be a winner, and inevitably some losers. I remember handing it to my dad, who then handed it to a neighbor, and he did all of the design work and constructing of the thing. I painted it.

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DV8 and Tanja Liedtke Mar 27, 2009

DV8 Physical Theatre, UK's leading makers of highly physical dance, was one of the company's that Tanja Liedtke got her start in. Their legacy of performance marrying intense and beautiful movement with narrative can be seen in Tanja's work. Click the picture below to see a duet from DV8's dance film Cost of Living:

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The country of Wales knows about Tanja Liedtke's performances in Seattle - do you? Mar 24, 2009

WalesOnline just posted an article about Tanja Liedtke and the performances of Twelfth Floor playing over the weekend there.

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Learn more about Tanja Liedtke Mar 23, 2009

In early 2007, LondonDance did a great little interview with Tanja Liedtke. Read the article and learn more about her thoughts on Romeo Castellucci, DV8 Physical Theatre and more.

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...because it's a cold, grey day... Mar 23, 2009

And because the pictures from construct generally cheer me up, here's this: Tanja new 011

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