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Body Through Which the Dream Flows

A New Dance/acro Theatre Work

Intersecting theatre artist Soomi Kim’s personal history as a veteran gymnastics coach, the aftermath of the Larry Nassar scandal, and the deconstruction of the sport’s governing body, this dance/theatre work navigates the sport in the time of #metoo and #cancelculture. Featuring dance and gymnastics inspired movement generated by an ensemble of 6 competitive gymnasts.

Conceived, written and choreographed by Soomi Kim

Co-directed by Meghan Finn and Soomi Kim

Dramaturg- Sarah Gancher

Choreography consultant- Alexandra Beller

Sound designer- Zeke Stewart

Video designer- David Pym

Music composed by Adam Rogers and Michael Cassedy

Stage manager- Julie Cai

Cast: Nora Avci, Olivia Caraballoso, Ai Clancy, Amaya Cofre, Soomi Kim, Madison Rodriguez and Shayna Wilson

Body Through Which the Dream Flows' premiered and opened the fall season 2022-23 at The Tank NYC! 

Run: Sept. 22nd-Oct. 16th

All shows 7pm

The Tank event page

Development for "Body..." is made possible by generous grants, support and donations by CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing), The Assembly Theater's Deceleration Lab and individual donations. Special thanks to Open Arts Studio for hosting W.I.P. showing

"Body.." was presented at the New Ohio Theatre's Ice Factory, August 2022

New Yorker Capsule Review in "Goings on About Town" by Helen Shaw

*photos by Naoko Clancy


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