Dark Circles Contemporary Dance kicks off its 10th-anniversary season with the premiere of Ten-Gallon, a dancy dive into queerness and the Western genre. Artistic director Joshua L. Peugh will be interrogating traditional ideas of the Western while reenvisioning the genre with his signature absurdist charm.
An audience member once emailed Dallas choreographer Joshua L. Peugh, claiming his work was vulgar. It complained that he shouldn’t be pushing his agenda. As the artistic director of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Peugh’s recent choreography largely deals with LGBTQ issues. “I got angry when I saw that email, wrote my angry response, deleted it, […]
With his honest, idiosyncratic movement, Joshua L. Peugh often tells untold stories through dance. He’s reimagined The Rite of Spring, for instance, at a mid-century prom with the sacrificial virgin taking the form of a young man in drag. On top of running his Dallas-based Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Peugh, 34, has also created highly […]
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