The Most Dangerous Room in the House

The Most Dangerous Room in the House (1998)

Choreography Susan Marshall in collaboration with the Company
Composer David Lang
World Premiere 1998 | Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Lighting Design Mark Stanley
Scenic Design Doug Stein, Zhanna Gurvich
Costume Design Kasia Walicka Maimone
Text by Christopher Renino
Dancers Mark DeChiazza, John Heginbotham, Kristen Hollinsworth, Krista Langberg, Omar Rahim, Marlon Barrios Solano, Eileen Thomas; guest artist Norma Fire

Presented in three acts without intermission, this dance theater work, performed by a guest actor and seven company dancers, examines the excavated inner life of a woman, offering up fragments and images from her layered memories, thoughts and fears. The work is accompanied by David Lang's music and, at its premiere, was performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars.

Commissioning Credits 
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dartmouth College and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival