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Review: Shen Wei troupe an explosion of movement in ‘Rite of Spring’

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Choreographer Shen Wei has mastered the art of the ensemble. He deploys his dancers in his troupe, Shen Wei Dance Arts, with an eye toward mathematical precision — so precise that his dancers appear inhuman, creatures advanced to a realm beyond emotion. Obviously Wei, who choreographed the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, thinks spatially. That was made clear in two works that his company showed at MASS MoCA on Sunday afternoon. His version ...


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