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Tools for new movement

On September 24, Toolbox @ Twenty opens at the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC) to celebrate the Seldoms’ 20th anniversary with an exhibition and performances in a large-scale experiment in collaboration among dancers, visual artists, and the alternative visual arts exhibition space. Curated by the Seldoms’ founding artistic/executive director Carrie Hanson in collaboration with HPAC […]

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The Seldoms

The new, hour-long Stupormarket is a “low-budget project,” says Seldoms choreographer Carrie Hanson, featuring costumes by her and Goodwill. But its scope is huge—nothing less than an exploration of New Keynesian vs. neoclassical perspectives on our economy. Hanson has combined edited versions of two 2009 pieces—Thrift and Death of a (Prada) Salesman—with lots of new […]

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The Seldoms

The original Seldoms were a 19th-century music hall troupe specializing in living tableaux: re-creations of grand historical and mythological scenes. The current Seldoms—Carrie Hanson, Susan Hoffman, and Doug Stapleton—took the name because, well, they liked it. But now they’ve come up with a piece honoring their predecessors, standing on pedestals to impersonate statuary in Ode. […]