I learned about the modern dance company, Capacitor, through Between Earth and Sky. The author of that book helped the group develop a dance based on the tropical rainforest. It seems that has not been Capacitor’s only foray into the realm of science. Those of you participating in the Planet Earth Reading Challenge might be interested in Digging in the Dark, a dance piece based on the geology of our planet. Here are some highlights:
Would you believe they’ve also created an astronomical dance? Alas there is no video of it available. It would have been nice to see since the International Year of Astronomy is just around the corner.