Massive, Collaborative Bauhaus Ballet Refigured in Jersey City


"200 or so visitors poked their heads through an arched, human-sized mouse hole draped in black at Mana Contemporary to get to the art center’s theater for a Friday evening performance. When they emerged an hour later, they had traveled forward in time but also backward, to the heyday of Bauhaus.

Virtually There, a work co-conceived by artistic directors Mafalda Millies and Roya Sachs at Mana, runs through tonight. Though technically a ballet, it is also a modern-day Gesamtkunstwerk, or synthesis of music, drama, spectacle and dance."

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Observer November 22, 2016
Written by Tammy LaGorce

Virtually There at Mana Contemporary. Photo by Maria Baranova