New Choreo + New Choreographer + Time Crunch = OMG

We all know that learning new choreography can be difficult. Learning new choreography with a time crunch can be quite difficult. And learning new choreography with a time crunch with a choreographer that you've never worked with before can be, well, SUPER difficult. But that's the challenge that faced Orange County, CA based company Backhausdance.

Go behind the scenes with Artistic Director Jennifer Backhaus as she tells us what she looks for in a guest choreographer, while some of her dancers weigh in on what it's like to absorb lots of different work and styles in just a short amount of time.

About the author

Anne Luben has performed works by notable choreographers such as Donald McKayle, Bill T. Jones, Jiri Kylian, Idan Cohen, Alex Ketley, and Summer Lee Rhatigan, among others.